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Miodownik, Mark

Liquid : the delightful and dangerous substances that flow through our lives / Mark Miodownik. - xii, 276 pages : ill. ; 23 cm

Winner of the Royal Society Science Book Prize

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Explosive -- Intoxicating -- Deep -- Sticky -- Fantastic -- Visceral -- Refreshing -- Cleansing -- Cooling -- Indelible -- Cloudy -- Solid -- Sustainable -- Epilogue

A series of glasses of transparent liquids is in front of you: but which will quench your thirst and which will kill you? And why? Why does one liquid make us drunk, and another power a jumbo jet? Sometimes dangerous, often delightful, and always fascinating, discover the secret lives of liquids, from one of our best-known scientists.

9780241977293

GBB8C3193 bnb

018931254 Uk


Science--Popular works.
Physics--Philosophy.

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