Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472914104
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From heat and light to electricity and magnetism, Furry Logic unveils the ways that more than 30 animals exploit physics to eat, drink, mate and dodge death in their daily battle for survival.

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 9781472914118
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Scientists have discovered that the way cats and dogs lap up liquids can be explained by the laws of surface tension, how ants navigate is due to polarized light, and why pistol shrimps can generate enough force to destroy aquarium glass ...

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 9781472914095
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It details the role of physics in the lives of a number of animals, as uncovered by scientists researching the field of biomechanics. The book is divided into seven chapters, each representing a separate arm of physics.

Storm In A Teacup

Author: Helen Czerski
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473525934
Size: 67.67 MB
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This is physics as the toolbox of science - a toolbox we need in order to make sense of what is around us and arrive at decisions about the future, from medical advances to solving our future energy needs.

How The Zebra Got Its Stripes

Author: Léo Grasset
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1782832432
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He ends by considering how our origins in the savannah and evolution as the hybrid of several species can shapes our habits. Léo Grasset is one of France's brightest young natural scientists.

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472914104
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The Physics of Animal Life Matin Durrani, Liz Kalaugher. A NOTE ON THE
AUTHORS Matin Durrani is editor of the international magazine Physics World,
where he enjoys telling ... Also available in the Bloomsbury Sigma series: Sex on
Earth.

Why The Wheel Is Round

Author: Steven Vogel
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638117X
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Why the Wheel Is Round explores all manner of treadwheels, hand-spikes, gears, and more, as well as how these technologies diversified into such things as hand-held drills and hurdy-gurdies.

And Then You Re Dead

Author: Cody Cassidy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143108441
Size: 15.62 MB
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Paul Doherty, senior staff scientist at San Francisco's famed Exploratorium Museum, and writer Cody Cassidy explore the real science behind these and other fantastical scenarios, offering insights into physics, astronomy, anatomy, and more ...

Spirals In Time

Author: Helen Scales
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472911377
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Seashells are the sculpted homes of a remarkable group of animals: the molluscs. These are some of the most ancient and successful animals on the planet. But watch out. Some molluscs can kill you if you eat them.

Soccermatics

Author: David Sumpter
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472924150
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The answer lies in the mathematical models applied in biology, physics and economics. Soccermatics brings football and mathematics together in a mind-bending synthesis, using numbers to help reveal the inner workings of the beautiful game.