A Bee in a Cathedral and 99 other Scientific Analogies

 
Levy, a writer and journalist specializing in history and science, uses 100 analogies to illustrate scientific concepts and principles in a way that general readers can understand. They relate to physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, earth science, the human body, and technology, and illustrate concepts such as how large a nucleus would be in an atom using the idea of a bee in a cathedral, the history of the earth described as one day, and DNA and RNA as a zipper.
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