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Colin Barras Unbelievable Science - Stuff That will Blow Your Mind

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How did the atom bomb help save the elephant? Can we hide information in the fabric of time? Will real-life invisibility cloaks one day save buildings from earthquakes? In this engaging illustrated collection of essays, Colin Barras invites readers to explore the most groundbreaking new discoveries in scientific research. He surveys space, physics, technology, the environment, the natural world, health and well-being, the brain and human behavior, and humanity's past, present, and future. Each entry presents findings from the latest studies, and cross-references guide you through connected trends. Filled with unexpected facts and informative images, this illuminating book introduces the science behind today's most interesting headlines.

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How did the atom bomb help save the elephant? Can we hide information in the fabric of time? Will real-life invisibility cloaks one day save buildings from earthquakes? In this engaging illustrated collection of essays, Colin Barras invites readers to explore the most groundbreaking new discoveries in scientific research. He surveys space, physics, technology, the environment, the natural world, health and well-being, the brain and human behavior, and humanity's past, present, and future. Each entry presents findings from the latest studies, and cross-references guide you through connected trends. Filled with unexpected facts and informative images, this illuminating book introduces the science behind today's most interesting headlines.

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