Ciencias exactas, naturales y ridículas

De cómo los científicos pueden hacer descubrimientos inesperados, profundos, increíbles... e inútiles

Ciencias exactas, naturales y ridículas - Édouard  Launet  - Siglo XXI Editores
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Whenever science reaches the pages of newspapers, the typical heading "A group of scientists from the prestigious University of ..." followed by an unexpected, strange or even ridiculous story appears. Sometimes it seems that science is in the hands of a gang of unscrupulous who get into weird things while writing complicated formulas on a blackboard.   It is true that newspapers and magazines loaded inks "special effects", but scientists usually deal with very amazing themes: can someone commit suicide with eight shots? Are sheep give wool will not shrink in the wash? A pigeon is able to distinguish a Monet of a Picasso? Do the chickens lay more eggs if you listen to Pink Floyd? What's more, stars in the sky or grains of sand on Earth? How have evolved measurements of Playboy bunnies? Are lefties live less than righties?   Édouard Launet explores these and other questions, and opens more



Book: Ciencias exactas, naturales y ridículas

ISBN: 9789876293662
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