By R. L. Weber
This anthology presents an perception into the wit and mind of the clinical brain via a mix of a laugh and severe contributions written through and approximately scientists. The contributions checklist altering attitudes inside technology and replicate the interactions of technological know-how with society.
This ISBN corresponds to the hardback model. identify is usually indexed as ISBN 0750306491 (paperback).
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The atom-splitting method. We irradiate the desert with slow neutrons. The lion becomes radioactive, and a process of disintegration sets in. When the decay has proceeded sufficiently far, he will become incapable of showing fight. 16. The magneto-optical method. We plant a large lenticular bed of catnip (Nepeta cataria), whose axis lies along the direction of 27 A contribution to the mathematical theory of big game hunting the horizontal component of the earth’s magnetic field, and place a cage at one of its foci.
The magneto-optical method. We plant a large lenticular bed of catnip (Nepeta cataria), whose axis lies along the direction of 27 A contribution to the mathematical theory of big game hunting the horizontal component of the earth’s magnetic field, and place a cage at one of its foci. We distribute over the desert large quantities of magnetized spinach (Spinaciaoleracea), which, as is well known, has a high ferric content. The spinach is eaten by the herbivorous denizens of the desert, which are in turn eaten by lions.
Samuda, we are glad we have met with you; we want to talk to you about the tiger preserves and the bonuses on the tops of the Himalayan mountains. SAMUDA: Hush! gentlemen, hush! If it should get abroad, you will be done out of all these fine things, clean done. You had better, I think, take your seats, or else the best will be gone. I8 WILKINSON: Never mind that. We like your company better than all the seats, and if we are with you we shan’t fare badly. SAMUDA (aside to Vilkinson) : A plague on them; what shall I do ?
A Random Walk in Science by R. L. Weber