Why Does A Ball Bounce?

and 100 other questions from the world of science

Adam Hart-Davis

Why does a ball bounce? Why does a balloon burst? How can a stone move on its own? Television scientist and historian Adam Hart-Davis brings you the answers to 100 essential questions about life, the universe and everything, fully illustrated with his own superb colour photographs. A passionate scientist, Adam's aim is to make complex ideas as easy to understand as possible, and his photographs are stunning in their simplicity: from spiders' webs to water drops, from sparks from a plug to a match igniting - you can see science in action and close up.
  • Ebury Press
  • Published 1st September 2005
  • 224 Pages
  • 200mm x 197mm x 22mm
  • 745g
  • £14.99