Presented in traditional quiz format
though of course you can just enjoy the questions by testing yourself. Each question is accompanied by some information to give you clues, though if you are using the book as a pub quiz, you would probably leave this out. The answers are very comprehensive. What is panspermia? Who invented the telescope? Why is Calculus called Calculus? Who would win a fight between a T. Rex and Godzilla? Wherabouts in the spectrum does the colour magenta come?
Why do your fingers go wrinkly in the bath? How long can a goldfish remember things? Who thought up Newton's First Law? Science is all about finding answers to mind-boggling questions - so following the hugely successful How Many Moons Does the Earth Have?, here are another 100 brain-teasers to test yourself, discover some amazing answers, and learn a lot of stuff along the way. Where does brown belong in the spectrum? What is a Zener card? And what colour is the sun? With Brian Clegg, science has never been so much fun ...