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    DescriptionWhat s the storage capacity of the human brain in gigabytes? Why is frozen milk yellow? Why do flamingos stand on one leg? And why can t elephants jump? Is it because elephants are too large or heavy (after all, they say hippos and rhinos can play hopscotch)? Or is it because their knees face the wrong way? Or do they just wait until no one s looking? Read this brilliant new compilation to find out. This is popular science at its most absorbing and enjoyable. The previous titles in the New Scientist series have been international bestsellers and sold over two million copies between them. Here is another wonderful collection of wise, witty, and often surprising answers to a staggering range of science questions.


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    Title
    Why Can't Elephants Jump?
    Subtitle
    And 113 Other Tantalizing Science Questions Answered
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by New Scientist
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 233
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781605982618
    ISBN 10: 160598261X
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PD
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26100
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: SCI034000
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 10
    BISAC V2.8: SCI000000
    DC21: 502
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REF018000
    DC22: 502
    Abridged Dewey: 502
    LC classification: Q173 .W62 2011
    Thema V1.0: WDKX, PD
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    PEGASUS BOOKS
    Imprint name
    PEGASUS BOOKS
    Publication date
    16 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY