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Great Mythconceptions (original 2004; edition 2004)

by Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki

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Title:Great Mythconceptions
Authors:Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki
Info:HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd (2004), Paperback, 256 pages
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Great Mythconceptions: The Science Behind the Myths by Karl Kruszelnicki (2004)



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Is the toilet seat cleaner than the office desk? Did Man really land on the Moon? Is the Black Box black? Does a soul weigh 21 grams at the time of human death? Did Einstein fail school? Why isn't a quantum leap huge? Do we really use only 10% of our brain? Did hydrogen seal the fate of the Hindenburg airship? Does a duck's quack echo? Is there really a truth serum? Is a camel's hump full of water? And is it really written in the stars? For answers to these, and a galaxy full of funny facts and dizzying discoveries about life and science, lay your hands on Dr. Karl's Great Mythoconceptions as soon as you can.
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Tackling life's myths and absurdities, this book attempts to tease and tempt us by debunking (or not) common urban myths - or mythconceptions.

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