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The Maths Behind...

Colin Beveridge
Authors:
Colin Beveridge

The Maths Behind over 60 everyday phenomena. Have you ever wondered why traffic jams often turn out to have no cause when you get to the end of the queue? There's a mathematical explanation for that. Or ever considered whether some lotteries might be easier to win than others? There's a formula for that too. If you've ever been curious about the mathematical strings that hold our world together, then look no further than The Maths Behind.This intriguing and illuminating book takes a scientific view of your everyday world, and can give you the answers to all the niggling questions in your life, along with many you never even thought to ask. From the science behind roller coasters, to the maths behind how to consistently win at Monopoly (and become very unpopular with your family), this is a fascinating look at the mathematical forces that run beneath our everyday transactions.

Cassell

The Physics Behind...

Russ Swan
Authors:
Russ Swan

From the Cloud to static, and from waterproof clothing to driverless cars, there's a whole world of fascinating science underlying our everyday objects, actions and interactions.Discover more about the science that makes your world go round, including everyday technology, objects in the home, amazing physics in nature, incredible engineering and the science behind things you would never have thought of before such as sunburn, wifi and a bag of sugar. Packed with detailed original artwork and infographics, The Physics Behind... is perfect for anyone who has ever been curious about the science of life.Explores the physics behind:Touchscreen technologyWeatherElectric guitarsFacial recognitionSpider silk

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