Would you pay $4o million for a cup of tea? Someone did and Dr. Karl tells us why! All in his new book Short Back and Science

by |January 11, 2016

Why would anyone pay $40 million for a cup of tea? How did a toilet seat help to end the First World War? And why are there scientists running around naked in the Antarctic? All these questions and more are answered in Short Back and Science, Dr Karl’s brilliant and insightful new book.

 

Grab your copy of Short Back and Science here!


Dr. Karl’s Short Back & Science

Dr. Karl Kruszelnicki

Short Back and Science Lean back and settle in for cutting-edge scientific snippets from the trend-setting Dr Karl Kruszelnicki.

In Short Back & Science, Dr Karl combs through some of the greatest scientific conundrums of our age, such as what is killing half the bacteria on Earth every two days and why don’t mole rats get cancer? Are bananas really slippery, radioactive and loaded with potassium?

Brushing aside any hype about coconuts and antioxidants, there is no one better to trim down to the facts than Australia’s most trusted scientist, Dr Karl … Read more.

Grab your copy of Short Back and Science here!

 

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Anastasia Hadjidemetri is the former editor of The Booktopian and star of Booktopia's weekly YouTube show, Booked with Anastasia. A big reader and lover of books, Anastasia relishes the opportunity to bring you all the latest news from the world of books.

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