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Why Are Orangutans Orange? : Science Questions in Pictures - With Fascinating Answers



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Illustrated for the first time, with eighty full-color photographs showing the beauty, complexity and mystery of the world around us, here is the next eagerly awaited volume of science questions and answers from Mick O'Hare and his team at NewScientist. From ripples in glass to 'holograms' in ice, the natural world's wonders are unraveled by the magazine's knowledgeable readers. Six years since its debut, this magnificent series still rides high in the international bestseller lists, with well over two million copies sold. Popular science has never been more absorbing or more enjoyable. For the first time in full color, this latest collection of resourceful, wry and well-informed answers to a remarkable range of baffling science questions is guaranteed to impress and delight.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
All creatures great and peculiarp. 3
Ice, bubbles and liquidp. 39
Clouds and stuff in the skyp. 77
In your kitchenp. 103
Goo and gardeningp. 125
Bugs and blobs from the deepp. 152
Sand, saws and the Klingonsp. 182
Acknowledgementsp. 201
Indexp. 203
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