Bill Streever - Heat: Adventures in the World's Fiery Places
Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 6:00 pm
As he did for one end of the temperature spectrum in Cold
, Streever, a biologist and nature writer, examines in detail what “hot” means. From tropical climates to fevers to rituals involving a walk on burning coals, this study explains the science behind heat and delves into the history of its use, from the invention of matches to thermonuclear weapons.
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Published: Little Brown and Company - January 15th, 2013