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How to Fossilise Your Hamster And other amazing experiments for the Armchair Scientist

Popular Science
By: Mick O'Hare(Editor)
224 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: John Murray
How to Fossilise Your Hamster
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How can you measure the speed of light with chocolate and a microwave? Why do yo-yos yo-yo? Why does urine smell so peculiar after eating asparagus (includes helpful recipe)? How long does it take to digest different types of food? What is going on when you drop mentos in to cola? 100 wonderful, intriguing and entertaining scientific experiments which show scientific principles first hand – this is science at its most popular.

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Mick O'Hare is Production Editor of the New Scientist and edited both Does Anything Eat Wasps? and Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?. He did over 150 radio and television interviews to promote the two books. New Scientist, 50 years old, is the bestselling and fastest growing science magazine in the world with more than 100 000 readers a week.

Popular Science
By: Mick O'Hare(Editor)
224 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: John Murray
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"It's very funny, very ingenious and not hard to foresee another Christmas bestseller.'"
- Publishing News

"Full of really fun things you can inflict on your family."
- BBC Radio 5 Live

"Discover the speed of light with a bar of chocolate [...] reveals the amazing appliance of oddball science."
- The Times

"You can unravel the secrets of life, the universe and everything in your own kitchen [...] brilliant."
- News of the World

"I can't wait to create a six-metre fountain with a bottle of Coca-Cola and a packet of Mentos."
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