Curious and Curiouser

Trade Paperback $19.99
Curious and Curiouser

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781742611709
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pub Date: 01/10/2012
  • Category: Mathematics & science / General
    Mathematics & science / Science: general issues
    Mathematics & science / Popular science
    Children's, Teenage & educational / Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
  • Imprint: Macmillan Australia
  • Pages: 256
  • Price: $19.99

From the Master Geek and National Living Treasure

"Dr Karl is Australia's incumbent President of Science" The Age

"There's no topic on which Dr Karl does not have an interestingly expressed opinion" The Weekly Review

"It is a great nuisance that knowledge can only be acquired by hard work." W. Somerset Maugham

Are cooked mussels safe ONLY if they are open?
Why does alcohol make the opposite sex more attractive?
Why does washing your hands ease your conscience, make it easier to live with hard decisions, and make you more tolerant?
Why does lightning strike the same place twice (and more)?
Do babies get more illnesses when they are 'teething'?
What is the science behind people spontaneously bursting into flames?
And what's more hygienic - an air blower or a paper towel?

Fans of Adam Spencer will love Curious and Curiouser.

Author Information

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki burst onto the scene in 1981 when he began presenting the Great Moments In Science segment on radio Double J (the precursor to Triple J) to pay his way through medical school. With his trademark fast-talking, zany take on anything and everything scientific, he quickly built an audience keen to learn more about our amazing world and be entertained at the same time. Since then, his media career has exploded and now includes TV, books, newspapers, magazines, scripting, professional speaking, and of course, the Net.