Adam Spencer's World of Numbers

Author(s): Adam Spencer

Maths and Physics

What's a 'firkin'? Is a tardigrade animal, vegetable or mineral? How fast is Usain Bolt ... really? And what's the record for the most lobster rolls eaten in 10 minutes? All these questions and more are answered in Adam Spencer's World of Numbers. This is a book for young and old - for anyone who's ever wondered how things work, who loves puzzles and numbers, or is just plain curious about the amazing world around us. After his bestselling Big Book of Numbers, Australia's funniest and most famous mathematician is back by popular demand.

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In 1996, while doing a Maths PhD at Sydney Uni, Adam Spencer won the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Raw Comedy Championship. He went on to host the triple j breakfast show with Wil Anderson before graduating to 702 ABC Sydney where he hosted the breakfast show for eight years. His TV credits include The Glasshouse, Good News Week, The Project, Q&A and, with Dr Karl, Sleek Geeks. Adam is the author of several popular mathematics books for adults and kids.

General Fields

  • : 9781921134869
  • : Brio Books
  • : Xoum
  • : October 2015
  • : 232mm X 152mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Adam Spencer
  • : Paperback
  • : 1115
  • : English
  • : 513.2
  • : very good
  • : 384