Fisher, Len

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From the man who "puts the fizz in physics" (Entertainment Weekly), an entertaining and thought-provoking foray into the science of the bizarre, the peculiar, and the downright nutty! Winner of the IgNobel Prize in physics and the 2004 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award, Len Fisher showed... [READ MORE]
The Science of Everyday Life
An Entertaining and Enlightening Examination of Everything We Do and Everything We See
By Len Fisher
(Arcade Publishing)
Scientists are in the business of trying to understand the world. Exploring commonplace phenomena, they have uncovered some of nature’s deepest laws. We can in turn apply these laws to our own lives, to better grasp and enhance our performance in daily activities as varied as cooking, home improvement,... [READ MORE]
Scientific Discovery from the Brilliant to the Bizarre
The Doctor Who Weighed the Soul, and Other True Tales
By Len Fisher
(Arcade Publishing)
Winner of the IgNobel Prize in physics and the 2004 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award, Len Fisher showed just how much fun science can be in his enthusiastically praised debut, How to Dunk a Doughnut. In this new work, he reveals that science sometimes takes a path through the ridiculous... [READ MORE]
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