Why don’t penguins’ feet freeze? and 114 other questions
The New Scientist magazine’s ever-popular ‘Last Word’ column produces an endlessly fascinating array of questions and answers from its readers. For all those who relish its mixture of wit, insight and scientific curiosity not to mention those who have read and enjoyed Does Anything Eat Wasps?, the brilliantly successful previous collection this new volume will be irresistible.
Why Don’t Penguins’ Feet Freeze? includes recent answers never before published in book form, as well as old favourites from the column’s early days. This bumper collection brings together the highlights of the ‘Last Word’ in another wise, weird and wacky compendium that is guaranteed to amaze, inform and delight.