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The Science of Everyday Life

Extent: 224pages

Size: 198x129mm

Publication Date: 31/05/2018

Price: £8.99

ISBN: 9781782439608

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

Have you ever wondered why ice floats and water is such a freaky liquid? Or why chillies and mustard are both hot but in different ways? Or why microwaves don't cook from the inside out?

In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show presenter and all-round Science Bloke Marty Jopson has the answer to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the everyday stuff we use every day.

Publication Date: 17/09/2015

Price: £5.99

ISBN: 9781782434207

Categories: Science - History - Philosophy

About the Book

Have you ever wondered why ice floats and water is such a freaky liquid? Or why chillies and mustard are both hot but in different ways? Or why microwaves don't cook from the inside out?

In this fascinating scientific tour of household objects, The One Show presenter and all-round Science Bloke Marty Jopson has the answer to all of these, and many more, baffling questions about the chemistry and physics of the everyday stuff we use every day.

About the Author

Dr Marty Jopson studied Natural Sciences at Cambridge University before going on to achieve a PhD in Cell Biology. He is the resident science reporter on BBC One’s The One Show. Marty has been working in television for twenty years, on the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, The Discovery Channel and National Geographic. He is a prop builder and has been performing stage science around the UK for many years. His previous books include The Science of Everyday Life and The Science of Food, which combined have sold 45,000 copies. His website is martyjopson.co.uk

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