Why Icebergs Float: Exploring Science in Everyday Life
by Andrew Morris
Publisher: UCL Press 2016
Number of pages: 222
Andrew Morris takes examples from the science we see every day and uses them as entry points to explain a number of fundamental scientific concepts in ways that anyone can grasp. This book encourages us to reflect on our own relationship with science and serves as an important reminder of why we should continue learning as adults.
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