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Theo Gray's Mad Science

Theo Gray's Mad Science

Experiments You Can do at Home - But Probably Shouldn't

by Theodore Gray
Paperback
Publication Date: 20/11/2005
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Author of the best-selling book The Elements Theodore Gray demonstrates essential scientific principles through thrilling daredevil experiments. 'What a magnificent book. It's gorgeous, playful, and draws you in.' ?Adam Savage, cohost of Mythbusters 'Theodore Gray?has attained a level of near superhuman geekery that the rest of us can only mutely admire.' ?Cecil Adams, 'TheStraight Dope' 'Gray's encyclopedic knowledge and contagious enthusiasm transport us to deep intellectual realms while never sacrificing a sense of wonder and, above all, fun.' ?Oliver Sacks, author of Awakenings, Musicophilia, and Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical BoyhoodIn Mad Science, Theodore Gray launches a toy rocket using the energy released from an Oreo cookie, ignites a phosphorus sun by suspending half a gram of white phosphorus in a globe filled with pure oxygen and creates a homemade hot tub by adding 500 pounds of quicklime to water. These are just a few of the 54 experiments included in this astonishing book that demonstrates essential scientific principles in ways you were likely never exposed to in school. Every experiment in Mad Science is accompanied by full-color photographs that provide a front-row seat to rarely seen chemical reactions and glorious subatomic activity. To further enhance the hands-on experience, Gray includes step-by-step instructions for nearly every experiment. Following all of the safety guidelines, readers can even re-create some of the experiments in the book. Mad Science is the perfect book for anyone fascinated by all things chemical, electrical, or explosive, and who loves a vicarious thrill.
ISBN:
9781579128753
9781579128753
Category:
Popular science
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20-11-2005
Language:
English
Publisher:
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
240
Dimensions (mm):
254x229x18mm
Weight:
0.92kg
Theodore Gray

Theodore Gray is the author of the bestselling The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe , Theo Gray's Mad Science. and, with his company Touch Press, is the creator of the iPad ebook app, The Elements .

He is the author of Popular Science magazine’s 'Gray Matter' column, and the proprietor of periodictable.

He is also cofounder of Wolfram Research, creators of the world’s leading technical software system, Mathematica, and Wolfram|Alpha. He lives in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois.

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