How It Works: Amazing Answers to Curious Questions
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If you’re curious about the world we live in, you’ve come to the right place! With sections on Environment, Technology, Science, Space, Transport and History, you are sure to satisfy your hunger for knowledge here. If you’ve ever questions how YouTube works, what would happen if two planets collided or what airless tyres are, this is the book for you.
Discover the incredible secrets of the world we live in:
Environment - How long can animals live? Why are rain clouds grey? What is inside of a bird’s egg?
Science - What are the laws of thermodynamics? What is the blood-brain barrier? What if we cut down all the trees?
Space - What is a cosmic catastrophe? What are white holes? What animals have been to space?
History - What are the origins of espionage? What is the Tesla coil? What did it take to become a knight?
- Also inside...
Environment How can we save the world? What’s inside an octopus? What are whiskers? How is the Earth’s atmosphere made up? What are crystal giants? How do you spot a ladybird? What is an avocado? What is fossilised lightening? …and much more!
Technology Can we hack the human body? How are products tested? How do you reclaim land? What are LEDs? How do you build an island? What are pet trackers? How is candy floss made? How do binoculars focus? …and much more!
Science How can we live beyond 100? What are the laws of thermodynamics? Why do we see faces everywhere? What is plasma? How do our hearts beat? What is the pH scale? What if we ran out of rare Earth materials? What is the blood-brain barrier? …and much more!
Space What is a cosmic catastrophe? How fast are you moving? How are spacecrafts docked? What are white holes? What does the Sun look like from other planets? What animals have been to space? How far can we see? What is dinner like in space? …and much more!
Transport How do you refill a service station? What are the physics of kitesurfing? What happens in a burnout? What is the future of armoured warfare? What is the Sea Hunter? Why do car engines stall? How do beach cleaning machines work? How do gliders stay airborne? …and much more!
History What are the origins of espionage? What was the first colour film? What is medieval siege mining? How was the Washington Monument built? What is the Tesla coil? What did it take to become a knight? What jobs were there in the middle ages? What was surgery like in the Victorian era? …and much more!
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