Why Are Orangutans Orange?
来源：未知 作者：能峙 时间：2019-03-01 01:06:00
Have you ever wondered why orangutans are orange? Or what makes ice form in ‘vines’ on window panes? The answer to these and many other fascinating questions can be found in New Scientist’s latest book, Why Are Orangutans Orange? Every week New Scientist magazine’s ‘Last Word’ column features tricky scientific questions posed by its readers and answered by others around the world. For the first time this new collection is illustrated throughout with full-colour photographs showing the beauty, complexity and mystery of the world around us, that will astonish, baffle and delight new and regular readers alike. Why Are Orangutans Orange? follows on from Why Can’t Elephants Jump? and previous number one bestselling volumes: Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?, Why Don’t Penguins’ Feet Freeze? and Does Anything Eat Wasps? Buy your copy of Why Are Orangutans Orange? now in all good UK book stores and online at Amazon. Praise for New Scientist’s Last Word books: “A fascinating mix of the baffling, ridiculous and trivial … answers the scientific questions you never got round to asking” Daily Express “The answers to life’s most perplexing questions … at last, the mysteries of the world are explained” Independent on Sunday Mick O’Hare wears one hat as production editor for New Scientist, and another as editor of the Last Word column of questions and answers at the back of the weekly magazine. Mick edited Profile’s recent bestselling books Why Can’t Elephants Jump?, Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?, Does Anything Eat Wasps? and Why Don’t Penguins’ Feet Freeze? (which received a Nielsen Gold Book for selling more than 500,000 copies of the UK edition), as well as the related books, How to Fossilise your Hamster and How to Make a Tornado. Mick joined New Scientist 19 years ago after being the production editor for Autosport. Because you can take the boy out of the north but you can’t take the north out of the boy, he freelances as a rugby league writer and also edits sports books. More importantly, he is a lifelong supporter of Huddersfield Rugby League Club. He has a geology degree but retains a healthy disregard for mineralogy. More on these topics: