Have you ever wondered why a medium-rare steak is so popular? Why do we bake some things at 175°C and others at 190°C? And do you prefer to follow a recipe or are you more interested in finding out "what would happen if..."? More than just a cookbook, Cooking for Geeks applies your curiosity to discovery, inspiration, and invention in the kitchen. It's a perfect companion for anyone who'd like to know more about why we cook the way we do and what's going on when we do. The book is filled with interesting facts, recipes, interviews, and experiments. It's time to get cooking!
Written by Jeff Potter.
Use Pythagoras' theorem to work out the exact difference between two ex-lovers at the moment they realise they can't live without each other. Use addition and logic to explore the ridiculous nature of the gender pay-gap. Six chapters of character-driven examples and scenarios will test...
A deep crimson t-shirt featuring Johannes Kepler’s depiction of the motions of Mars between 1580 and 1596 - as they would have to be in a geocentric universe. The woodcut is from his Astronomia Nova (1609). Also available in other styles and shapes. 100% cotton.Red...
This mathematical mug reads 'There are 10 kinds of people in the world. Those who understand binary & those who don't', featured on a background of zeros and ones. Bone china mugHeight 8.5 cm. Text is printed on both sides.
Tracking the journey of the ideas of Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy through seven cities and over a thousand years from sixth century Alexandria to the printing presses of Venice, this is a vivid and evocative work of history with a wonderful cast of characters. Hardback,...