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Descripción de editorial

The myths, history, wives-tales, oddities, and wonders of a subject that comes up every day: the weather.

Weather enthusiasts (or just the weather-curious) will discover surprising facts, myths, and oddities in this fascinating book of useful (and sometimes useless) information. With his expertise as a meteorologist and editor, Paul Yeager takes readers on a journey through the curious world of weather, revealing myths and misconceptions, sharing weird phenomena, and explaining how weather has affected history. Readers will discover a host of fascinating weather facts, including:

?Which city is actually the windiest

?How the temperature affects tire pressure

?Why humidity makes hair go limp or frizzy

?Why a coming storm causes sore joints

?Why watering a garden after it rains is a good idea

GÉNERO
Ciencia y naturaleza
PUBLICADO
2010
marzo 2
LENGUAJE
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
224
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Penguin Publishing Group
VENDEDOR
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
TAMAÑO
618.2
KB

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