Furry Logic The Physics Of Animal Life Bloomsbury Sigma

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 1472914090
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The principles of physics lie behind many of the ways animals go about their daily lives. Scientists have discovered that the way cats and dogs lap up liquids can be explained by the laws of surface tension, how ants navigate is due to polarized light, and why pistol shrimps can generate enough force to destroy aquarium glass using their ”elbows!”

Each of Furry Logic's six chapters tackles a separate branch of physics and, through more than 30 animal case studies, examines each creature's key features before describing the ways physics is at play in its life, how the connection between physics and animal behavior was discovered, and what remains to be found out. Science journalists Matin Durrani and Liz Kalaugher make the incredible interdisciplinary world of animals accessible to all, in an enthralling and entertaining read.


Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472914104
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From heat and light to electricity and magnetism, Furry Logic unveils the ways that more than 30 animals exploit physics to eat, drink, mate and dodge death in their daily battle for survival.

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 9781472914118
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Scientists have discovered that the way cats and dogs lap up liquids can be explained by the laws of surface tension, how ants navigate is due to polarized light, and why pistol shrimps can generate enough force to destroy aquarium glass ...

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma
ISBN: 9781472914095
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Scientists have discovered that the way cats and dogs lap up liquids can be explained by the laws of surface tension, how ants navigate is due to polarized light, and why pistol shrimps can generate enough force to destroy aquarium glass ...

Storm In A Teacup

Author: Helen Czerski
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473525934
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This is physics as the toolbox of science - a toolbox we need in order to make sense of what is around us and arrive at decisions about the future, from medical advances to solving our future energy needs.

Furry Logic

Author: Matin Durrani
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472914104
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The Wasp That Brainwashed The Caterpillar

Author: Matt Simon
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698411250
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These are among the curious critters of The Wasp That Brainwashed the Caterpillar, a jaunt through evolution’s most unbelievable, most ingenious solutions to the problems of everyday life, from trying to get laid to finding food.

Robbins And Cotran Review Of Pathology

Author: Edward C. Klatt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 145570380X
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This easy-to-use new edition of Robbins and Cotran Review of Pathology helps you effectively master the most important principles and facts in pathology.

Bring Back The King

Author: Helen Pilcher
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472912284
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READ THIS BOOK – the King commands it.

General Linguistics

Author: Francis P. Dinneen
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9780878402786
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A comprehensive overview of the development of language studies from the ancient Greeks through modern theorists, this book focuses on determining what the enduring issues in linguistics are, what concepts have changed, and why.

Ufos And Popular Culture

Author: James R. Lewis
Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
ISBN: 9781576072653
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Looks at UFOs covering such topics as abduction phenomenon, religious meanings, and imaginative works related to ufology.