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How It Explains the World

Size( )
Author: Smil, Vaclav
Publication Date:Feb 2024
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Imprint:Penguin UK
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

'There is no author whose books I look forward to more' Bill Gates The New York Times bestselling author returns with a mind-opening exploration of how size defines life on Earth. Explaining the key processes shaping size in nature, society and technology, Smil busts myths around proportions - from bodies to paintings and the so-called golden ratio - tells us what Jonathan Swift got wrong in Gulliver's Travels - the giant...
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