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Currently discussing: Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Helen Czerski

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2018-01-01 to 2018-01-31

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Murder by Death
No stress JL - life happens. :) Those three suggestions are all very solid - I hope you'll let us know what everyone ends up choosing.
JL's Bibliomania
Sorry guys. January with 2 overlapping work crunches has just been too busy. I keep picking up Storm in a Teacup and not having enough brain to follow the narrative. I never...
Murder by Death
I feel this way about The Invention of Nature ... I got the 'boring' cover, and I want the black one!
BrokenTune
Now that is much better!
Elentarri's Book Blog
Me too. Too bad I bought the book last year and have one of the bland cover. :( ;)

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Reading progress: 12%.
Debbie's Spurts
Hmm... No one has ever seen the battle between a sperm whale and a giant squid.
Reading progress: 5%.
Debbie's Spurts
So far, I like the author's "voice." Readable, without dumbing down or overcompkicating the information. Her enjoyment if the field comes through: Knowing about some basic b...
Reading progress: 1%.
Debbie's Spurts
This process of discovery is science: the continual refinement and testing of our understanding, alongside the digging that reveals even more to be understood.
Reading progress : 1%.
Debbie's Spurts
So, this finally came through the library waitlist. I actually wanted to read it for the booklikes book club The Flat Book Society but looks like that ended January 31 with ...
Reading progress update: I've read 118 out of 400 pages.
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
This is compelling reading -- I'm tempted to just race through the whole book in (almost) one go, but I've decided to take it slowly, one chapter at a time approximately every...

Reviews

Storm in a Teacup
BrokenTune
There is sometimes a bit of snobbery about the science found in kitchens and gardens and city streets. It's seen as something to occupy children with, a trivial distraction wh...
Everything you've ever wanted to know about your toaster (and your afternoon cup of tea) but so far never even thought to ask.
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
My high school physics teacher was a very nice gentleman who clearly loved his subject -- but who equally clearly lived in a very different world from that of us rowdy teenage...
Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Murder by Death
2018: I re-read this book as part of the Flat Book Society's group read. I don't want to review it twice, so I'm re-posting my original review. My feelings about this book ...
Storm in a Teacup by Helen Czerski
Elentarri's Book Blog
TITLE: Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life AUTHOR: Helen Czerski DATE PUBLISHED: 2016 FORMAT: Paperback ISBN-13: 978-1-784-16075-3 __________________...

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