The Physics of Christmas: From the Aerodynamics of Reindeer to the Thermodynamics of Turkey by Roger Highfield
- CAN REINDEER FLY?
- WHY IS SANTA CLAUS FAT?
- COULD SCIENTISTS CLONE THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE?
- WAS THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM REALLY A COMET?
- WHY IS RUDOLPH’S NOSE RED?
- HOW DOES SANTA MANAGE TO DELIVER PRESENTS TO AN ESTIMATED 842 MILLION HOUSEHOLDS IN A SINGLE NIGHT? WHAT COULD WE DO TO GUARANTEE A WHITE CHRISTMAS EVERY YEAR?
These are among the questions explored in an irresistibly witty book that illuminates the cherished rituals, legends, and icons of Christmas from a unique and fascinating perspective: science.
Published: December 1998 | ISBN-13: 978-0316366953
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