Everyday Science Explained
"Why aren't these avid roller-coaster riders falling right off the track? What do watery ripples have in common with lasers, earthquakes, and sound? How do aerialists and athletes keep their balance? Explore some of the fascinating facts about that most marvelous machine -- the human body -- as it develops from a single cell into the world's most incredible entity. These and other eye-opening insights into the realms of science fill this lavishly illustrated book. Author Curt Suplee explains the natural laws that govern the everyday lives of us all clearly, concisely, accurately -- and with style."