These questions and answers come from the pages of New Scientist
, a popular science magazine for over 50 years. They celebrate the wonders of our world and inquisitive people will love them. Why do tigers have stripes and not spots? Why does the juice from cooked red cabbage turn a frying egg white green?
Illustrated for the first time, with eighty full-color photographs showing the beauty, complexity and mystery of the world around us, here is the next eagerly awaited volume of science questions and answers from Mick O'Hare and his team at NewScientist. From ripples in glass to 'holograms' in ice, the natural world's wonders are unraveled by the magazine's knowledgeable readers. Six years since its debut, this magnificent series still rides high in the international bestseller lists, with well over two million copies sold. Popular science has never been more absorbing or more enjoyable. For the first time in full color, this latest collection of resourceful, wry and well-informed answers to a remarkable range of baffling science questions is guaranteed to impress and delight.