The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Science of Everything
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Science of Everything

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Why are most plants green?

Why doesn't stomach acid dissolve the stomach itself? Why are there more tornados in the Midwest than on the coast? This volume answers these questions and over 200 more, shedding light on the science behind them. As informative as it is entertaining, it addresses every major branch of science, including physics, chemistry, biology, geology, mete...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published October 7th 2008 by Alpha (first published 2008)
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Chuck Weiss
I know I know, it's a "Complete Idiot's Guide", but it really is informative. A good mix of physical, biological, astronomical and chemical sciences and how they work and relate with each other, I actually learned quite a bit from reading this book. A wonderful find at our local library, I'd recommend it to anyone who has a curiosity to how the world works.
Jia Hui
Did not manage to complete reading it so I will not give it a rating.
Robert Kiehn
Good book on science for beginners.
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