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This little beast accomplished one thing that you and I can never accomplish; he
flew there! One of the smaller flies weighs about seven millionths of a pound. He
is equipped with two reinforced membranous wings which must serve the dual ...
A foraging honeybee, having stumbled afield upon a bountiful supply of nectar,
behaves rather differently than the average modern man in analogous
circumstances. Instead of being secretive about the whole thing, the bee returns
to the hive ...
The instrument of a scientist's destiny may be many things from the ultimate
space of the farthest reaches of the universe to the ultimate particles of matter,
and all things in between, not excepting man himself. It is of this the scientist
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arseny - LibraryThing
Great book, and it reads surprisingly well. The only sign of age really is the use of pronouns (the scientist is always "he", even despite the fact that female science students are mentioned several ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
I thought that this book was hysterical. It is not the book for people wanted all the scientific facts about flies, although it does have some interesting tidbits along the way. Instead, it cheerfully ... Read full review