Theo Grays Mad Science

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Theo Grays Mad Science


Publisher: Black Dog & LeventhalFormat: Hardcover

Author of the best-selling book “The Elements” Theodore Gray demonstrates essential scientific principles through thrilling daredevil experiments."What a magnificent book. It's gorgeous, playful, and draws you in.“ -Adam Savage, cohost of ”Mythbusters“”Theodore Gray...has attained a level of near superhuman geekery that the rest of us can only mutely admire.“ -Cecil Adams, ”“The” “Straight Dope”“”Gray's encyclopedic knowledge and contagious enthusiasm transport us to deep intellectual realms while never sacrificing a sense of wonder and, above all, fun.“ -Oliver Sacks, author of ”Awakenings,“ ”Musicophilia,“ and ”Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood“In ”Mad Science,“ Theodore Gray launches a toy rocket using the energy released from an Oreo cookie, ignites a phosphorus sun by suspending half a gram of white phosphorus in a globe filled with pure oxygen and creates a homemade hot tub by adding 500 pounds of quicklime to water. These are just a few of the 54 experiments included in this astonishing book that demonstrates essential scientific principles in ways you were likely never exposed to in school.Every experiment in ”Mad Science“ is accompanied by full-color photographs that provide a front-row seat to rarely seen chemical reactions and glorious subatomic activity. To further enhance the hands-on experience, Gray includes step-by-step instructions for nearly every experiment. Following all of the safety guidelines, readers can even re-create some of the experiments in the book.”Mad Science" is the perfect book for anyone fascinated by all things chemical, electrical, or explosive, and who loves a vicarious thrill.

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