Vital Science (Paperback)

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Get your pulse racing with Australia's most popular scientist, Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki. Discover why humans tell lies, why some planets are hotter than stars, and how humans are terraforming the Earth. Is cockroach milk really the next Superfood? Why are birds so smart? Why do trees need each other to grow and how do they communicate? Why did a group of scientists voluntarily starve to death while surrounded by tons of food? How long does a decapitated head stay "alive"? What human artifacts can be seen with the naked eye from the International Space Station? Who is Bertha Benz and how did her first car trip revolutionize how we use gas today? Finally, monitor your breathing and learn why whales are so big, why oral histories are surprisingly accurate, and try the five tried-and-tested steps to becoming a wellness guru.

About the Author


Dr Karl Kruszelnicki is the Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the University of Sydney. He is a qualified medical doctor, engineer, physicist, and mathematician. He has been named one of Australia's National Living Treasures. He is the author of Great Mythconceptions: The Science Behind the Myths.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781760781248
ISBN-10: 176078124X
Publisher: Macmillan Australia
Publication Date: May 1st, 2020
Pages: 320
Language: English