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Can Cows Walk Down Stairs?

(2005)
Perplexing Questions Answered
A non fiction book by

 
 
What is ear wax for? Do bacteria have sex? How do they put stripes in toothpaste? Does your nose run in space? What are stars made of? This book answers those tantalising or perplexing questions for which you thought you'd never find an answer. A book for the naturally curious, as well as those seekers after scientific truths, it unravels both those things we take for granted, such as, when you boil an egg, why does the yolk stay in the middle, or why is the sky blue, as well as questions which probe deeply, such as, what does an atom look like, or what was there before the beginning of time? If you were to write in the dust on the moon, how big would the letters have to be so you could see them from earth without a telescope? Drawing on the expertise of a team of enthusiastic scientists around the world, authoritative, entertaining, and often a touch humorous, it will appeal to anyone who's ever been curious about life on earth.



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Hardback Editions

September 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: Can Cows Walk Down Stairs?: The Best Brains Answer the Biggest and Smallest Scientific Questions: Perplexing Questions Answered
Author(s): Paul Heiney
ISBN: 0-7509-3747-5 / 978-0-7509-3747-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Can Cows Walk Down Stairs?: Perplexing Questions Answered
Author(s): Paul Heiney
ISBN: 0-7509-3748-3 / 978-0-7509-3748-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The History Press
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Kindle Editions

October 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Can Cows Walk Down Stairs?: Perplexing Questions Answered
Author(s): Paul Heiney, Paul Heiney
Publisher: The History Press
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September 2006 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Can Cows Walk Down Stairs?: Perplexing Questions Answered
Author(s): Paul Heiney
Publisher: Sutton
Availability: Amazon CA