2013, English, Book edition: The explainer : from déjà vu to why the sky is blue, and other conundrums / compiled by Virginia Tressider.

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The explainer : from déjà vu to why the sky is blue, and other conundrums : the conversation
 
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Physical Description
  • pages.
  • 1 online resource.
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. CSIRO Publishing, 2013.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • The explainer : from déjà vu to why the sky is blue, and other conundrums /​ compiled by Virginia Tressider.
Also Titled
  • Conversation (Carlton, Vic. Online)
Other Authors
  • Tressider, Virginia.
  • Ebooks Corporation
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. CSIRO Publishing, 2013.
Content Types
  • text
Carrier Types
  • volume
  • online resource
Physical Description
  • pages.
  • 1 online resource.
Series
Subjects
Summary
  • Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of the best of The Conversation's "The Explainer" and "Monday's Medical Myths" articles. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and popular and hard core science. Sections include: animals and agriculture, body, climate and energy, medical myths, mind and brain, research and technology, and more. Expert authors combine facts, analysis, new ideas and enthusiasm to make often challenging topics highly readable. This book is for the curious, those with a thirst for answers, and those with a fascination of how phenomena, new technologies and current issues in our daily lives work.
  • Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of around 100 of the best articles published in 'The Explainer' and 'Monday's Medical Myths' sections of The Conversation. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and popular and hard core science. Sections include: animals and agriculture, body, climate and energy, medical myths, mind and brain, research and technology, and more. Expert authors combine facts, analysis, n.
Contents
  • Animals and agriculture
  • Body
  • Climate and energy
  • Ever wondered?
  • Medical myths
  • Mind and brain
  • Research and technology
  • Space, time and matter.
Notes
  • "The articles in this book were originally published by The Conversation"--Verso of title-page.
  • Editorial input from Virginia Tressider.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Also available in print.
  • Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Access Conditions
  • Online full text is restricted to subscribers.
Other Form
  • Original 9781486300501 1486300502
Technical Details
  • System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser. Downloading of an entire book requires Adobe Digital Editions. Use of bookmarks requires individual registration with Amigo Reader.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9781486300501 (paperback)
  • 1486300502 (paperback)
  • 9781486300518
  • 1486300510
  • 9781486300525
  • 1486300529
Dewey Number
  • 032.02
Standard Number
  • YBP11204075
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