Chapters Include: When does jam become marmalade? The transit of Venus. Heaven is hotter than Hell. A contribution to the mathematical theory of big game hunting. Arrogance in physics. Gulliver's computer. Life on Earth (by a Martian). How radar began. The Mason-Dixon line. The trial of Galileo. In defence of pure research. A theory of ghosts.
"... entertaining, pleasing, and stimulating anthology ..."
-Europe and Astronomy