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Book:Liquid: the delightful and dangerous substances that flow through our lives; Mark Miodownik:2019 Liquid: the delightful and dangerous substances that flow through our lives; Mark Miodownik
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Author: Miodownik, Mark
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: 530.42
Publisher: Penguin Books, 2019
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9780241977323
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Originally published: UK: Viking, 2018
A series of glasses of transparent liquids is in front of you: but which will quench your thirst and which will kill you? And why? Why does one liquid make us drunk, and another power a jumbo jet? Sometimes dangerous, often delightful, and always fascinating, discover the secret lives of liquids, from one of our best-known scientists.
Additional information: xii, 276 pages, illustrations (black and white), 20 cm, pbk
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