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View all comments. Byson all 5 comments. While Villumsen rode the sled, Wegener had to use skis, but they never reached the camp: Great fun and much improved with pictures!

Breve História de Quase Tudo by Bill Bryson (4 star ratings)

Twelve of the Greenlanders returned to West camp. Dec 27, Dan Schwent rated it really liked it Shelves: If I had one complaint it would be that some of the tangents were allowed to run on a bit too long, to the point where I almost forgot what the author was talking about in the first place. These are just stops along the enlightenment highway that Bill Bryson has paved!

It’s not often that I come away from a book having felt like I learned something new, criminal techniques from hixtoria usual reads excepted. View all 6 comments. About half the chemical functions that take place in a banana are fundamentally the same as the chemical functions that take place in you. Science and a bit of history thrown in is always interesting.

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We can thus afford to be physically vulnerable. Using relevant examples and a dynamic tone, the author keeps the reader attentive throughout. It just takes us in a time machine through all corners of world showing who is getting awestruck at that time by a sudden discovery of something unimaginable.

In A Sunburned Countryhe confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer.

There’s so much here you’ll want to have a copy on hand to refer to later. Some of those particles must occasionally rain down on Earth, so if they were dangerous, we would have suffered the consequences long ago.

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Not having excelled in science, nor been much interested in it when I was younger, this gem is a massive refresher course on everything I ever learned about science, and then some.

While he did not narrate his own book, the Richard Matthews does a great job of reading it. Bryson represents the sciences in this book, but it surely beats quade bogged down in A Brief History of Time and their ilk. Return to Book Page. The fact is, we don’t know. This is an immensely readable book with a truly monumental amount of information. Bryson, by his own cheerful admission anything but a scientist, makes a fair number of xe.

If you are prone to worry about, say, the end of the world. In fact, Owen even transferred claim of a number of discoveries from Mantell to himself. He meets with a wonderful cast of men and women to bjll the personalities behind the stories of discovery. Historua a basic understanding of atoms, weather, water dipolarity and glacier ice layers I think is a very minimal basis of scientific knowledge to be understood – and really, it’s fascinating! The 14 participants under his leadership were to establish three permanent stations from which the thickness of the Greenland ice sheet could be measured and year-round Arctic weather observations made.


Nov 15, Paul E. Three problems with this tripe: Further and maybe more importantly, he has the good sense to skip over dee deep dives into mathematics, theories or anything at an ivy graduate level.

Hawking showed that the laws of histkria physics imply that black holes can gradually “evaporate” in the sense of having their masses decrease, even while nothing ever escapes from within their event horizons. What’s the most fascinating tidbit of information you learned from this book? Bryson’s pages contain elements which will entice anyone with brydon about how things work in the universe.

Not much I can say, some information was a bit dated since this was first published in and science moves really fast, but other than that this has lived up to the title. Like Water for Chocolate: The story of Marie Curie, Einstein, Darwin.

A Short History of Nearly Everything is the record of this quest, and it is a sometimes profound, sometimes funny, and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure in the realms of human qyase, as only Bill Bryson can render it. Aug 19, Otis Chandler rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: