Take a fascinating quantum leap into the fun side of science.
From the amazing to the amusing, this byte-sized collection will bring you the inside stories behind earth-shattering discoveries, accidental inventions, and outlandish studies. Featuring Uncle John’s most mind-bending science articles--along with a few all-new “experiments”--this book will make you think, make you laugh, and make you ask yourself, “What the heck were they thinking?” Get ready to cackle like a mad scientist as you uncover the truth about…
- The mystery of Tesla’s death ray machine - How to reanimate the dead - The next space race: Interstellar travel - Serendipity: The origins of the microwave oven and Silly Putty - The eccentric Dr. Einstein - The simple science behind nuclear fission - “Pigeons’ Ability to Discriminate Between Monet and Picasso” and other strange-but-true studies - Toilets in Spaaaaace! And much, much more!
The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market—Throne Sitters—and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.