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The Day That Lightning Chased The Housewife and Other Mysteries of Science
The Day That Lightning Chased The Housewife and Other Mysteries of Science Author:Edited by Julia Leigh and David Savold Divided into eight sections---The Mind, Biology, Health, From Plants to Animals, The Planet Earth, THe Universe, Mathematics and Physics, and Natural Phenomena--the book also includes more than 20 whimsical illustrations by David Povilaitis. Published by s pecial arrangement with The American Association for the Advancement of Science, The Day T... more »hat Lightning Chased the Housewife proves to be not only thought-provoking, but every bit as entertaining as an Agatha Christie thriller.
How long will it be before any one of these scientific mysteries is solved? Recently it appeared that after 350 years the solution to Fermat's Last Theorem, the Holy Grail of mathematics, was at hand. But the plot thickened, and as The Day That Lightning Chased the Housewife goes to press, the solution--as in any good mystery novel--is still up for grabs.« less