Instant Egghead Guides

Based on Scientific American's wildly successful Sixty-Second Science podcast, the Instant Egghead series of books tackles some of the biggest topics in science. With a light and accessible tone, these books introduce fascinating facts about physics, the mind, and the universe, breaking complex ideas up into quick and easy two- to four-page spreads.

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Instant Egghead Guide: Physics
Instant Egghead Guide: Physics
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Instant Egghead Guides

Brian Clegg with Scientific American

St. Martin's Press

Scientific American's daily Sixty-Second Science podcast was such an unexpected success, with millions of downloads, that a spin-off site was created around the concept of bite-sized...

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