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Everything you ever wanted to know about the surprising science in your home
Chris Woodford has been a professional science and technology writer for 25 years. After graduating from Cambridge University with a degree in natural sciences, he has gone on to write, co-write and edit a number of science education books, including the best-selling Cool Stuff series. He runs www.explainthatstuff.com, dedicated to explaining the science behind familiar, everyday things.
Atoms under the Floorboards provides elegant answers to questions so obvious you've never thought of them ...there is plenty here to interest those curious about the scientific underpinnings of the modern world. * Wall Street Journal * An exploration of the amazing science behind the aspects of daily life that usually go unquestioned ... For anyone wanting a fresh perspective and some detailed insight into even the most seemingly mundane of objects, it's a must-read. * Chemistry World * Phenomenal ... a fun, light-hearted science book. -- Brian Clegg Atoms Under the Floorboards is so well written that one can happily read it from cover to cover.... [readers] will be captivated not only by the answers to questions about our daily lives, but by the imaginative subject matter Woodford has selected. * NSTA Recommends * The author's engaging narrative simplifies even the most complex of scientific phenomena to the point that anyone, from the person who hasn't been in a science class since high school to the PhD scientist, will be able to gain knowledge and enjoyment out of this book. * Library Journal *