Radar, Hula Hoops, and Playful Pigs: 67 Digestible Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life Joe Schwarcz

ISBN: 9780805074079

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Radar, Hula Hoops, and Playful Pigs: 67 Digestible Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life  by  Joe Schwarcz

Radar, Hula Hoops, and Playful Pigs: 67 Digestible Commentaries on the Fascinating Chemistry of Everyday Life by Joe Schwarcz
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Have you ever wondered about the science behind Alices strange adventures in Wonderland, Casanovas experiments with Spanish Fly, and zombies in Haiti? In Radar, Hula Hoops, and Playful Pigs, chemist and columnist Dr. Joe Schwarcz offers 67MoreHave you ever wondered about the science behind Alices strange adventures in Wonderland, Casanovas experiments with Spanish Fly, and zombies in Haiti? In Radar, Hula Hoops, and Playful Pigs, chemist and columnist Dr.

Joe Schwarcz offers 67 entertaining essays exploring these and other delightful nooks and crannies of chemistry.Investigate the nefarious chemistry of the KGB, the colors of urine, and the mysteries of baldness.

Learn how shampoos really work, and discover which cleaning agents must never be combined. Get rid of that skunk smell in a jiffy, and get a whiff of whats behind the act of passing gas. Read about the ups and downs of underwear, the invention of gunpowder, Van Goghs brain, John Dillingers chemical exploits, and Dinshah Ghadialis bizarre attempts to cure disease with colored lights.

Finally, discover the amazing links between radar, hula hoops, and playful pigs!Written by popular media personality Dr. Joe Schwarcz, this 1999 Canadian best-seller is proof positive that a little intellectual dip into the vast ocean of chemistry can not only be useful but pleasurable as well.



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