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Helen Czerski
Helen is a physicist, oceanographer and broadcaster with a passion for science, sport, books, creativity, hot chocolate and investigating the interesting things in life. She currently works at UCL (University College London) in London, and is a science presenter for the BBC. More information... show more



Helen is a physicist, oceanographer and broadcaster with a passion for science, sport, books, creativity, hot chocolate and investigating the interesting things in life. She currently works at UCL (University College London) in London, and is a science presenter for the BBC. More information can be found on her webpages at www.helenczerski.net

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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 6 years ago
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 which is important for the young, but no real use to adults. An adult might buy a book about how the universe works, and that's...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 7 years ago
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 teenagers, and to whom it never even seemed to occur that his way of thinking might just be a tad too alien and abstract for most of...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 7 years ago
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 stand, and moreover, it holds up on re-reading very well. ----- 2017: A pretty excellent book for anyone who gets a bi...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 7 years ago
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 ___________________________________________ In the author's own words: "this book is about linking the little things we see every day with ...
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