The Velocity of Honey
and More Science of Everyday Life
By (author) Jay Ingram
Velocity of Honey by Jay Ingram
Book DescriptionWhy does the journey to a new location always take longer than the trip home? What is the science behind the theory of "six degrees of separation?" Why doesn't honey flow out in all directions? In this delightful and amusing text, Jay Ingram explores the extraordinary science behind ordinary happenings. Ingram, host of the Discovery Channel Canada's "Daily Planet" and best-selling author of The Science of Everyday Life has written an engrossing work which broadens our knowledge of the everyday world and deepens our appreciation for the mysteries of science. Addressing a diverse set of topics and reaching unorthodox conclusions, he explores the science behind proverbial expressions, delves into the uncharted territory of the connection between history and the contemporary scientific world, and highlights mysterious links between the worlds of art and science.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781560259114
(210mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Thunder's Mouth Press
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jay Ingram
Jay Ingram is the author of several bestsellers, including "Talk, Talk, Talk; The Science of Everyday Life"; and "The Burning House," which won the 1995 Canadian Science Writers Book Award. He has also written three children s books and has hosted several radio documentary series, including Cranial Pursuits and The Talk Show."
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