Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know: 177 Fascinating Questions about the Chemistry of Everyday Life - ECW Press

Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know: 177 Fascinating Questions about the Chemistry of Everyday Life

Schwarcz, Dr. Joe

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  • With creativity and verve, Dr. Joe Schwarcz answers your burning questions about science and life in these digestible and accessible short essays

    Dr. Joe and What You Didn’t Know acts as both the source and satiation of scientific curiosity through a series of 177 chemistry-related questions and answers designed to both inform and entertain. From the esoteric to the everyday, the topics Dr. Joe Schwarcz tackles range from Beethoven’s connection to plumbing to why rotten eggs smell like rotten eggs.

    How did a sheep, a duck, and a rooster usher in the age of air travel? What does Miss Piggy have to do with the World Cup? And is there really any danger in eating green potatoes? The answers to these whimsical questions and more are revealed in this collection in an accessible scientific fashion.

  • Dr. Joe Schwarcz is director of McGill University’s Office for Science and Society, dedicated to demystifying science and separating sense from nonsense. He is a popular lecturer, both to students and to the larger public. He hosts The Dr. Joe Show on Montreal radio and is the author of over a dozen bestselling titles. Dr. Joe lives in Montreal, Quebec.

  • Published: October 2003

    ISBN: 9781550225778

    Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.25 in.

    Pages: 272

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