The Physics of Christmas

by Roger Highfield | | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0316366951 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbuttonbrightwing of Raleigh, North Carolina USA on 11/20/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbuttonbrightwing from Raleigh, North Carolina USA on Wednesday, November 20, 2019
CAN REINDEER FLY? WHY IS SANTA CLAUS FAT? COULD SCIENTISTS CLONE THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE? WAS THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM REALLY A COMET? WHY IS RUDOLPH'S NOSE RED? HOW DOES SANTA MANAGE TO DELIVER PRESENTS TO AN ESTIMATED 842 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS IN A SINGLE NIGHT? WHAT COULD WE DO TO GUARANTEE A WHITE CHRISTMAS EVERY YEAR? These are among the questions explored in an irresistibly witty book that illuminates the cherished rituals, legends, and icons of Christmas from a unique and fascinating perspective: science.

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Journal Entry 2 by wingbuttonbrightwing at Deco Free Book Drop in Raleigh, North Carolina USA on Saturday, November 23, 2019

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