The Where, the Why, and the How

The Where, the Why, and the How : 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

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Explore the wonders of science through the eyes of artists. A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions. From how we got here to where we are going, mysteries of the universe are explained in essays by real working scientist, which are then illustrated by artists given free rein to be as literal or as imaginative as they like. The result is a whimsical celebration of the wonder that inspires every new discovery, and a breathtaking tour of new work by contemporary visionaries, that will pique your curiosity and make you marvel at the power of both science and more

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  • Hardback | 168 pages
  • 210 x 256 x 24mm | 861.82g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 1452108226
  • 9781452108223
  • 62,258

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"The genius of the book is its brevity and wit, and the room it leaves for imagination." - TheAtlantic.comshow more

About Matt Lamothe

Also is an award-winning design firm headed by Matt Lamothe, Julia Rothman and Jenny Volvovski. They are the authors of The Exquisite Book and the designers and illustrators behind Design Sponge At Home. David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose illustrated books about science, history and technology are hugely popular and have been translated into a dozen more

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