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New Scientist: The Origin Of (almost) Everything: From The Big Bang To Belly-button Fluff

byJennifer New Scientist

Hardcover | October 25, 2016

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From what actually happened in the Big Bang to the accidental discovery of post-it notes, the history of science is packed with surprising discoveries.

Did you know, for instance, that if you were to get too close to a black hole it would suck you up like a noodle (it's called spaghettification), why your keyboard is laid out in QWERTY (it's not to make it easier to type) or why animals never evolved wheels? New Scientist does.

And now they and award-winning illustrator Jennifer Daniel want to take you on a colorful, whistle-stop journey from the start of our universe (through the history of stars, galaxies, meteorites, the Moon and dark energy) to our planet (through oceans and weather and oil) and life (through dinosaurs to emotions and sex) to civilization (from cities to alcohol and cooking), knowledge (from alphabets to alchemy) ending up with technology (computers to rocket science).

Witty essays explore the concepts alongside enlightening infographics that zoom from how many people have ever lived, to showing you how a left-wing brain differs from a right-wing one...
Since 1956, New Scientist has established a world-beating reputation for uncovering the latest developments and discoveries in science and technology, placing them in context and exploring what they mean for the future. Each week through a variety of different channels, including print, online, social media and more, New Scientist reac...
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Title:New Scientist: The Origin Of (almost) Everything: From The Big Bang To Belly-button FluffFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.75 × 7.75 × 1 inPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:QuercusLanguage:English

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The best-looking science book ever created. The great thing about this book is that you can get it for anyone, at any age-it's such a fun and fascinating read.-FastCompany