H2O: A Biography of Water


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The brilliantly told and gripping story of the most familiar - yet, amazingly, still poorly understood - substance in the universe: Water.The extent to which water remains a scientific mystery is extraordinary, despite its prevalence and central importance on Earth. Whether one considers its role in biology, its place in the physical world (where it refuses to obey the usual rules of liquids) or its deceptively simple structure, there is still no complete answer to the question: what is water? Philip Ball's book explains ...

H2O: A Biography of Water 2000, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780753810927

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H2O: A Biography of Water 1999, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297643142