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Win: Light Years

Light Years: The Extraordinary Story of Mankind’s Fascination With Light All round science writing hero Brian Clegg tells the incredible story of light – and the people who were determined to unlock the secrets of the greatest puzzle of the universe. Brian Clegg Published by ICON BOOKS RRP £8.99 To win a copy of just send your name, address and ...

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Puzzle answers May 2018

Crossword answers ACROSS: 1 Noble gas 6 Sampan 9 Syntan 10 Gelation 11 Remeasured 14 Lobe 15 Ytterbium 18 Harboured 21 Jolt 22 White-light 25 Pizzeria 26 In situ 27 Impact 28 Enthalpy. DOWN: 2 Oxygen 3 Latten 4 Genus 5 Sugar 6 Solid 7 Metallic 8 Atom-bomb 12 Untruth 13 Element 16 Chromium 17 Protozoa 19 Miasma 20 Shut ...

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Win: Pavlov’s Dog

Pavlov’s Dog and 49 other experiments that revolutionised psychology When experimental psychology burst on the scene in the middle of the 19th Century it revolutionised how we understand human thought and behaviour. In this excellent book, Hart-Davis looks at the case studies, scientists and results of fifty of the great psychology experiments. Adam Hart-Davis Published by Modern Books RRP £9.99 ...

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Puzzle answers April 2018

Crossword answers ACROSS: 1 Formic acid 9 Impact 10 Ring 11 Nuclear waste 13 Battery 15 Ampoule 16 Aorta 17 Leech 18 Pixel 19 Ingot 21 Nuclide 22 Sideway 25 Coaxial cable 27 Roxy 28 Eiffel 29 Yesteryear. DOWN: 2 Olivia 3 Magnetic flux 4 Cascara 5 Creep 6 Diorama 7 Mass 8 Ethereally 12 Atomic energy 13 Bull-necked 14 ...

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Win: Fatal Evidence

Fatal Evidence : Professor Alfred Swaine Taylor & the Dawn of Forensic Science Helen Barrell has written an absolute gem about forensic science pioneer Professor Alfred Swaine Taylor. A surgeon and chemist at Guy’s Hospital in London, he used new techniques to search human remains for evidence that had previously been unseen. As well as finding telltale crystals of poison ...

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Puzzle answers March 2018

Crossword answers ACROSS: 1 Acetic acid 9 Embryo 10 Bicycled 11 Geometry 12 Dioxide 14 Seaweed 15 Eland 16 Wrong 18 Chain 20 Pin-up 22 Red lead 23 Thorium 26 Latently 27 Hatching 28 Solder 29 Natural gas. DOWN: 2 Chichi 3 Thyroxin 4 Collude 5 Cadge 6 Devoted 7 Erythema 8 Molybdenum 12 Dewar-flask 13 ëEl Cidí 14 Snout ...

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Win: Mathematics in Victorian Britain

Mathematics in Victorian Britain Edited by Raymond Flood and Robin Wilson A collection of authors take us through the incredible spirit of creativity and ingenuity of the Victorian era through the stories of the pioneering mathematicians that shaped the discipline we recognise today. Published by Oxford University Press   To win a copy of just send your name, address and ...

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Puzzle answers February 2018

Crossword answers ACROSS: 1 Jack-rabbit 9 Oxcart 10 Countryman 11 Ebro 12 Sarcoma 14 Arctic 16 Entrap 17 Ule 19 Trinitrotoluene 20 Era 21 Vapour 23 Isolde 25 Ailment 26 Tyne 28 Fettuccine 29 OíNeill 30 Earth-plate. DOWN: 2 Atoner 3 King 4 Air-sac 5 Bomb-calorimeter 6 Toneme 7 Camberwell 8 Atmosphere 12 Siliqua 13 Analyst 14 Activation 15 Chimpanzee ...

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Puzzle answers January 2018

Crossword answers ACROSS: 1 Radio-strontium 10 Unnoted 11 Camping 12 Laser beam 15 Rhine 16 Ceca 17 Amatol 19 Tempi 20 Vertigo 22 Phase 24 Ordain 26 Rain 28 Ypres 29 Nectarine 32 Israeli 33 Narwhal 34 Superconductor. DOWN: 2 Amnesia 3 Inter 4 Sedge 5 Raceme 6 Numerator 7 Iridium 8 Magnetic needle 9 Nuclear physics 13 Bile 14 ...

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