June Science Book Review: Storm in a Teacup!
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.