Cos'abbiamo in comune con le stelle? Dall'autrice di "Lost in translation" un viaggio illustrato tra misteri, prodigi e meraviglie dell'universo.
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Eating the Sun is a delightful collection of illustrated essays covering every scientific field. Sanders' combines wonder, whimsy, and scientific facts, AND then draws and paints a beautiful image with every entry. This book was perfect to read over a few days - a few chapters here and there - musin Leggi tutto
Going to eat the sun now, ta-ta
I will recommend this book to anyone in a heart beat. If you are keen to understand how magnificent and inconsequential the existence of almost anything (including the vain human race which turns out to behave no much better than plants) can be under the microscope and in the grander scheme of thing Leggi tutto
“Scientific language isn’t designed to appeal to human ears, isn’t especially melodic; it lacks emotion and freedom of expression..” Combining science and emotion with freedom of expression is exactly what this book does perfectly! My degree is in science but I’m an imaginative person, so I enjoy a Leggi tutto
It wasn’t my thing but the art was amazingggg
Where is the edge of the known universe, and what is it called? How does the Bergeron process differ from collision and coalescence? What is petrichor, and how does it smell? For the answers to these questions and many more, read Eating the Sun: Small Musings on a Vast Universe by Ella Frances Sande Leggi tutto
This was the greatest read for a pandemic; human beings are both infinitesimal and colossal in the same breath.
A book about the Earth, the Universe, Us! Science... Quantum Physics in particular, has always seemed a little beyond my grasp. But this book made me feel a little smarter! Although I won't say I understood it all, I delighted in the parts I did get! I felt like, OH, that's so COOL! the times when a Leggi tutto
"You are made of carbon" This was such a lovely and informative read. Precisely up my alley since it was a beautiful mixture of science, astronomy and literature :) And the illustrations are incredibly cute and adorable.
For someone who works in the science/engineering field, this book is similar to reading a collection of 9th grade creative writing papers. It is however a whimsical look at facts of science that will keep some people well entertained. Not my thing though.
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