Marty Jopson

The Science of Everyday Life

Have you ever wondered why ice floats and water is such a freaky liquid? Or why chillies and mustard are both hot but in different ways? Or why microwaves don't cook from the inside out?

In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show presenter and all-round Science Bloke Marty Jopson has the answer to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the everyday stuff we use every day.
232 printed pages

Impressions

    b1729578422shared an impression8 months ago
    👍Worth reading

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    🔮Hidden Depths
    💡Learnt A Lot

Quotes

    Диана Шабшайhas quoted7 months ago
    many cases, once you get past the initial understanding, you find yourself abruptly at the scientific coalface, where the ultimate answer is that we just don’t know the answer – so far

    Interesting sentencice. It may be useful.

    b3071552440has quoted7 months ago
    tongue-twisting and tongue-numbing
    b3071552440has quoted7 months ago
    causes the sensation of heat

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