The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science 50 Experiments for Daring Young Scientists by Sean Connolly

The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science 50 Experiments for Daring Young Scientists

Written by Sean Connolly
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The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science 50 Experiments for Daring Young Scientists by Sean Connolly

Smashing Atoms! Making Gunpowder! Firing Rockets! Using Lasers! Raising the Dead! G-Forces, X-Rays, Black Holes, DNA and much more! Einstein, Galileo, Newton ... and now YOU! PARACHUTE an egg from an upstairs window! DISTIL DNA from a half-eaten banana! SPARK lightning in your mouth! Here are fifty awesome experiments that demonstrate the principles behind the greatest scientific breakthroughs in human history. Astound friends with an experiment that seems to defy the laws of gravity, launch a plastic bottle into the air, peer through a microscope made out of water, prove atomic theory with food colouring - and recreate the Large Hadron Collider using marshmallows! Designed for kids aged nine upwards and using everyday stuff around the house, The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science lets YOU boldly go where the bravest scientists in history have gone before.

About the Author

Sean Connolly has written more than 50 books for children and adults, including Wholly Irresponsible Experiments. A father of three, he's ideally suited to explain the nuts and bolts of these fantastic experiments.

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320 pages


Sean Connolly
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Icon Books Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2011



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