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June Science Book Review: Storm in a Teacup!

Just as Freakonomics brought economics to life, so Storm in a Teacup brings physics into our daily lives and makes it fascinating. Our world is full of patterns.

Storm in a Teacup : The Physics of Everyday Life

Thank you! A British physicist and science presenter for the BBC joins the growing genre of popular authors who assure readers that science is fun. London accompanies her entertaining, somewhat scattershot material with personal stories, jokes, and cute footnotes. She loves weird facts a duck can stand on ice without freezing its feet and extremes the deep water of the Atlantic is moving south at one inch per year , but she is also a thoughtful educator who has done her homework. Each of nine long, anecdote-filled sections revolves around a basic element of physics. Humans interrupt an energetic process—e.

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2 thoughts on “Storm in a Teacup : Helen Czerski :

  1. Sure, this is the stuff of pub quizzes and water-cooler chat, but as Czerski shows us, the rules that govern the everyday mysteries of life apply just as much to the engineering and medical science that will change our world for the better.

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