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Are there rainbows on the moon? How do you walk on fire? How do you get an egg into a bottle? Can you float a battleship in your bath? The answers to these and many more puzzles, queries and curios - all of which have a base in real-world science - are to be found inside the pages of this wonderful book.
Mensan Erwin Brecher, PhD, was educated in Vienna, Czechoslovakia and London, where he studied physics, economics and engineering. He entered business after World War Two and became a Name at Lloyds of London in 1974. He has since written many books on non-fiction subjects, most of them puzzle books of high quality and wide variety. He received the Order of Merit in gold from the city of Vienna in recognition of his literary achievements. Mensan Mike Gerrard won the London Evening Standard newspaper's 'Brain of London' competition in 1980. Mike studied physics and education and has taught science in many schools. He received and MSc and went on to write for the Schools Council, an advisory body in the UK, as well as authoring several books.