195. It’s Out

iSCI_coverlThe first iFlush book, Swimming in Science, is available now — ahead of schedule.

After all these years, it’s my first-ever hardcover book, so I’m all in a tizzy. The publisher has even splurged on embossing and spot gloss for the front cover and schmancy endpapers inside.

What’s in it? You can read about the premise by clicking on the book, but I’ll add to that by listing some of the science topics in it:

Extremophiles • Tesla’s earthquake machine • Elektro, the Moto-Man • science fiction • Sophie Germain • Pong • Professor Laura Bassi • quackery • Shen Kuo’s Brush Talks • grille codes • Mario Molina • autism • fossil hunter Mary Anning • the Baghdad battery • Titanoboa • Friendly Floatees • thorium energy • Lewis Latimer • the Tunguska event • bee queen Eva Crane • Hector the astro-rat — even quantum mechanics! (O.K., so that’s like half the topics.)

But, wait, there’s even more! Each article has a related puzzle that’s different and fun and cool.

For smart kids and curious adults (ages 7 and up); 96 pages; $12.95 list price, $9.32 on Amazon.

One Response to 195. It’s Out

  1. Katje says:

    Congratulations! I preordered it from Amazon and handed it to my 8-year-old son when it arrived. Unfortunately, he took the “for kids only” instruction very seriously, so I have yet to be allowed to see it. He seems to like it, but I wish you’d added “(and kids-at-heart, too)”!

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