Why You Can Never Get to the End of the Rainbow
And Other Moments of Science
Edited by Don Glass
Normal Price: $29.36
Your Price: $26.42 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.94! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.32 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Why You Can Never Get to the End of the Rainbow by Don Glass
Book DescriptionHave you ever wondered: why cats' eyes glow in the dark? why a rubber band snaps back? what the world looks like to a bee? how aspirin works? what life would be like without zero? This book contains the answers to these questions and dozens more. Written for readers of all ages with little or no background in science, it is the perfect armchair companion for curious people who want to know more about science in everyday life but have only a moment to spare. The short essays help remove some of the mystery of science, giving readers clear and concise information in language that is easy to understand. And they are fun to read. Why can one rotten apple spoil the barrel? The answer is just a moment of science away.
Buy Why You Can Never Get to the End of the Rainbow book by Don Glass from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780253207807
(216mm x 140mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Indiana University Press
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Don Glass
How Can You Tell If a Spider is Dead?, Paperback (June 1996)» View all books by Don Glass
Helping you learn about rust, quicksand, tiny bubbles, creaking snow, or the shape of lightening bolts, how dogs eat, why it's hard to burn one log, or what our pupils tell us, this book presents unusual facts and intriguing information for people with lots of curiosity but only a moment to spare.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Why You Can Never Get to the End of the Rainbow book by Don Glass and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Don Glass
DON GLASS is Special Projects Director at public radio station WFIU-FM and the radio producer of A Moment of Science. PAUL SINGH was Professor of Physics at Indiana University and the science producer of A Moment of Science until his retirement in 1992. STEPHEN FENTRESS is a writer who was most recently Producer/Music Director at the Strasenburgh Planetarium of the Rochester (N.Y.) Museum and Science Center, where he wrote and produced planetarium shows.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.