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Will We Ever Speak Dolphin? By New Scientist

Will We Ever Speak Dolphin? by New Scientist

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Summary

Why do birds sing at dawn? What's the slowest a plane can fly without stalling and falling out of the sky? And how long can you keep a tiger cub as a pet? Will We Ever Speak Dolphin? This collection offers wry and well-informed answers to a range of baffling questions.

Will We Ever Speak Dolphin? Summary

Will We Ever Speak Dolphin?: and 130 other science questions answered by New Scientist

Why do birds sing at dawn? What's the slowest a plane can fly without stalling and falling out of the sky? And how long can you keep a tiger cub as a pet? Will We Ever Speak Dolphin?, the eagerly-awaited new 'Last Word' collection, has the answers to these questions and many more. Seven years on from Does Anything Eat Wasps?, the New Scientist series still rides high in the bestseller lists, with well over two million copies sold. Popular science has never been more stimulating or more enjoyable. Like Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?, Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?, and Why Can't Elephants Jump?, this collection of wry and well-informed answers to a remarkable range of baffling questions is guaranteed to delight.

Will We Ever Speak Dolphin? Reviews

Praise for the Last Word series: '[An] extraordinary book ... responsible for putting popular science back on its feet * Radio 5 Live *
You can unravel the secrets of life, the universe and everything in your own kitchen ... brilliant. * News of the World *
Science without the boring bits * Bookbag *
A fascinating mix of the baffling, ridiculous and trivial ... answers the scientific questions you never got round to asking. * Daily Express *

About New Scientist

Avidly read for over fifty years, New Scientist is the bestselling and fastest growing science magazine in the world. Will We Ever Speak Dolphin? is again compiled and edited by Mick O'Hare, production editor of New Scientist, who is frequently interviewed on TV and radio.

Additional information

GOR004296171
9781781250266
178125026X
Will We Ever Speak Dolphin?: and 130 other science questions answered by New Scientist
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Profile Books Ltd
2012-10-01
224
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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