El explicador de cosas/ Thing Explainer

El Explicador De Cosas/ Thing Explainer: Cosas Dif?Ciles Explicadas Con Palabras F?Cile/ Complicated Stuff In Simple Words


Del ingeniero de la NASA, creador de la web humor???stica xkcd y autor del best seller ???Qu??? pasar???a s????, nos llega una serie de dibujos con descripciones brillantes -y simples- que lo explican todo, desde los reactores nucleares hasta los bol???grafos. ???Has intentado alguna vez aprender algo sobre una cosa maravillosa, solo para frustrarte despu???s ante una jerga incomprensible?Randall Munroe est??? aqu??? para ayudarte.Utilizando ???nicamente dibujos esquem???ticos y las mil palabras (o, mejor dicho, los diez cientos) m???s comunes en nuestro idioma para dar explicaciones sencillas sobre algunas de las cosas m???s interesantes que existen, incluyendo: - Calentador de comida con ondas (= microondas)- Carreteras en alto (= puentes)- Edificio con ordenadores (= centro de procesamiento de datos)- Casa compartida en el espacio (= Estaci???n Espacial Internacional)- Mundos alrededor del sol (= sistema solar)- Placas de roca sobre las que vivimos (= placas tect???nicas)- Elementos de los que est??? hecho todo (= tabla peri???dica)- Barco volador con alar giratorias (= helic???ptero)- M???quinas para que la ropa huela mejor (= lavadora y secadora)- Aparatos que tienes dentro (= ???rganos)???C???mo funcionan estas cosas? ???De d???nde vienen? ???C???mo ser???a la vida sin ellas? Y ???qu??? ocurrir???a si las abrimos, las calentamos, las enfriamos, las orientamos en una direcci???n diferente o apretamos un determinado bot???n?En El explicador de cosas, Munroe da respuesta a estas preguntas y a muchas m???s. Divertido, interesante y siempre comprensible, este libro es para cualquiera -entre 5 y 105 a???os- que alguna vez se haya preguntado c???mo funcionan las cosas y por qu???.ENGLISH DESCRIPTIONIn Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words, things are explained in the style of Up Goer Five, using only drawings and a vocabulary of the 1,000 (or "ten hundred") most common words. Explore computer buildings (datacenters), the flat rocks we live on (tectonic plates), the things you use to steer a plane (airliner cockpit controls), and the little bags of water you're made of (cells).



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  • Language: Spanish
  • Publisher: Aguilar
  • ISBN-13: 9788403517363
  • ISBN: 840351736X
  • Publication Year: 2019
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