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

byJennifer New Scientist, Graham LawtonForeword bySTEPHEN HAWKING

October 25, 2016|
New Scientist: The Origin Of (almost) Everything: From The Big Bang To Belly-button Fluff by Jennifer New Scientist
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Where did we come from? How did it all begin? These are the biggest questions in the universe, and New Scientist has the answers ...

Introduction by Professor Stephen Hawking

From what actually happened in the Big Bang to the accidental discovery of post-it notes, 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 whether the invention of the wheel was less important to civilisation than the bag (think about it). New Scientist does.

And now they and illustrator Jennifer Daniel want to take you on a whistlestop 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 to oil) and life (through dinosaurs to emotions and sex) to civilisation (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 exploring and 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 ...
Title:New Scientist: The Origin Of (almost) Everything: From The Big Bang To Belly-button FluffFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:256 pages, 9.88 X 7.75 X 1 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 9.88 X 7.75 X 1 inPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:MobiusLanguage:English

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