From Our Editors
Short essays explain such scientific questions as why cats' eyes glow at night, why rivers don't flow in a straight line, and how the world looks to a bee
From the Publisher
Have you ever wondered: why cats' eyes glow in the dark? why a rubber band snaps back? what the world looks like to a bee? how aspirin works? what life would be like without zero? This book contains the answers to these questions and dozens more. Written for readers of all ages with little or no background in science, it is t...
From the Jacket
The short essays help remove some of the mystery of science, giving readers clear and concise information in language that is easy to understand. And they are fun to read.