Buy How to Fossilise Your Hamster: And Other Amazing Experiments For The Armchair Scientist Main by Mick O’Hare (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s . I couldn’t wait to learn how to fossilize my hypothetical hamster. When the mailman delivered the package, I ripped open the box, flipped to the. How to Fossilise Your Hamster. And other amazing experiments for the armchair scientist. New Scientist. Edited by Mick O’Hare. Science at its.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I’m lazy – and I could well imagine the washing machine repairman’s face when I explained what I’d done. Benton Richard Fortey View All.

Dec 17, Ginnz rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other titles from John Murray. It’s a adorable read for anybody who’s ever wondered what’s the explanation behind daily phenomena.

Because of this, it is not so much a book to read cover to cover but one to dip into from time to time in case they are able to answer a particular query. Each premise follows a standard format: Look, I’m getting desperate here. Louise rated it liked it Mar 13, Except for fossilizing your hamster, which would take more time than most of us have.


It’s not all about alcohol though. Swish salty water around your mouth for 30 seconds and spit into washing-up liquid. Gard rated it really liked it Jan 24, Your taste buds will believe you are eating chicken breast.

Oct 11, D. They explain the science, but in some cases the phenomena have not been fully understood by science yet. Can I fossilise a hamster? It is a book of experiments based on queries they magazine has received.

How To Fossilise Your Hamster by Mick O’Hare – book review

Recycle a few good ideas and plenty of duff ones, tart them up with a bit of science and watch them walk out of the shops and gather dust in a toilet near you all next year. How long does it take to digest different types of food?

I do plan to keep the book and do some of the experiments with This is a fun little book fossilisee of easy experiments to try to prove different science related questions. There are some great experiments here that are well worth trying. Mason rated it liked it.

It doesn’t take sophisticated devices to see the most spectacular phenomena. How can you measure the speed of light with chocolate and a microwave? He has a geology degree but retains a healthy disregard for crystallography. Next step is to try out some of the experiments!


How to Fossilize Your Hamster

How to Be Human. Despite my initial disappointment, I enjoyed reading the book. Lists with This Book. Loved every second of this book and it gives you experiements to do as well as explains what happens and why so I cant wait to try some of thses out.

How can you measure the speed of light with chocolate hmaster a microwave? Here are videos of five of the experiments: Will We Ever Speak Dolphin?

How To Fossilise Your Hamster: And Other Amazing Experiments For The Armchair Scientist

A Mathematical Nature Walk. I recommend this book for anyone who has kids and likes to learn fun interesting science trivia. He did over radio and television interviews to promote the oyur books. A wonderful book written in the same vein as the other titles in the New scientist series. Coming to a lavvy near you this Christmas.

It had me amazed, laughing and educated my little brain. This would be a I’m sure I’ve read similar things in the other New Scientist book, but it’s a fun collection anyway.