Everything You Know About Planet Earth Is Wrong

Everything You Know About Planet Earth Is Wrong[Read] ➶ Everything You Know About Planet Earth Is Wrong ➳ Matt Brown – Heartforum.co.uk Think you know the truth about how our world works Matt Brown is here to blow away your long held beliefs with his illuminating look at the many myths, legends, and misquotes that have shaped our perc Know About PDF/EPUB ä Think you know the truth about how our world works Matt Brown is here to blow away your long held beliefs with his illuminating Everything You PDF \ look at the many myths, legends, and misquotes that have shaped our perception of Earth Convinced Earth is round It s actually flatter at the You Know About PDF ✓ poles Think the Sahara is the biggest desert on the planet It s actually Antarctica Matt Brown will astound you with some surprising truths about geography, nature, cities, and the people who live there He guides you through a minefield of misinformation as he answers questions about whether we could solve overpopulation by colonizing space, why you shouldn t measure earthquakes on the Richter scale, how the Mayans got it wrong when they predicted the world would end in , and how a heatwave inled to a worldwide shortage of wine.

Know About PDF/EPUB ä There isthan one author with this nameMatt Brown holds degrees in Chemistry BSc and Biomolecular Science MRes He has served as a scientific editor Everything You PDF \ and writer at both Reed Elsevier and Nature Publishing Group, and has contributed to several previous science books, including Defining Moments in Science and You Know About PDF ✓ Inventions That Changed the World both published by Cassell He served as the Royal Institution s quizmaster for several years, and has also put on science quizzes for the Royal Society, Manchester Science Museum, STEMPRA, and the Hunterian Museum Matt is also the author of London Day and Night Batsford and the forthcoming Everything You Know About England is Wrong also Batsford He serves as Editor at Large of Londonist.

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    Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB Earth Convinced Earth is round It s actually flatter at the You Know About PDF ✓ poles Think the Sahara is the biggest desert on the planet It s actually Antarctica Matt Brown will astound you with some surprising truths about geography, nature, cities, and the people who live there He guides you through a minefield of misinformation as he answers questions about whether we could solve overpopulation by colonizing space, why you shouldn t measure earthquakes on the Richter scale, how the Mayans got it wrong when they predicted the world would end in , and how a heatwave inled to a worldwide shortage of wine."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 160 pages
  • Everything You Know About Planet Earth Is Wrong
  • Matt Brown
  • 15 June 2018
  • 1849944547

10 thoughts on “Everything You Know About Planet Earth Is Wrong

  1. Brian Clegg says:

    This is the latest of a series of Everything You Know About is Wrong books from Matt Brown Although I always feel slightly hard done by as a result of the assertion in the title, as there are certainly things here I know that aren t wrong I mean, come on, the first corrected piece of knowledge is that The Earth is only 6,000 years old and I can t imagine many readers will know that , it s a handy format to provide what are often surprisingly little snippets of information that are v This is the latest of a series of Everything You Know About is Wrong books from Matt Brown Although I always feel slightly hard done by as a result of the assertion in the title, as there are certainly things here I know that aren t wrong I mean, come on, the first corrected piece of knowledge is that The Earth is only 6,000 years old and I can t imagine many readers will know that , it s a handy format to provide what are often surprisingly little snippets of information that are very handy for did you know conversations down the pub or showing up your parents if you re a younger reader.Some of the incorrect statements that head each article are well covered, if often still believed for example, people thought that world was flat before Columbus , some are a little tricksy in the wording such as seas have to wash up against land and some are just pleasantly surprising countering the idea that gold is a rare, precious metal, for example All this is done in Brown s approachable friendly style in a book that largely takes in geography and geology.Oddly, given I know less about geography geology than, say, space, I found there washere that I already knew than in Brown s equivalent book on space, however this didn t stop the book being enjoyable Like its predecessors, it s quite a short read you could get through the whole thing in a mid length train journey, and the bite sized nature mean it s ideal for reading in short bursts loo book, anyone An entertaining title and a good gift for adult or teenager alike

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