What Color Is the Sun

[su_quote]Which creature has 21 limbs? Who would win – Godzilla or a T.Rex?  Which two elements were combined to form the name of a lighting company?[/su_quote]

[su_heading size=”18″]What is the book about?[/su_heading]

“What Color is the Sun?: Mind-Bending Science Facts in the Solar System’s Brightest Quiz” is written by Brian Cleggs, author of many articles and books on science.

This book is a collection of popular questions on science.

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[su_heading size=”18″]What does this book cover?[/su_heading]

“What Color is the Sun?” is structured in a quiz format. There are enough questions for 2 quizzes with 6 ordinary rounds and 2 specials rounds. Each round is thematic (Mathematics, Science Fiction etc.) and has eight questions in it.

Every question has a bunch of associated facts in addition to page long explanation. The book can be used solo or for an actual quiz.

[su_heading size=”18″]What did I like?[/su_heading]

Most of the questions are quite interesting. Their solutions and associated facts are well explained and will keep a reader occupied. In addition, the variety of subjects makes this book interesting.

I did not find any obvious mistakes either.

[su_heading size=”18″]What did I not like?[/su_heading]

I would have liked to see more questions in this book. Ideally, this book should have had enough for four quizzes (in its current form)

[su_heading size=”18″]My Recommendation[/su_heading]

“The Color of the Sun” is a decent book on science. It reminds me of the books I used to read when I a kid and so I have sneaking nostalgic affection for it. This will be a good time pass on an airplane or in a nerd party.

I recommend this book.

Incidentally, the answers to the questions in the quotes are

[su_spoiler title=”The answers to the questions in the quotes are” style=”fancy” icon=”plus-circle”]1. Starfish 2. Godzilla, doh! 3. Osram (from Osmium and Tungsten) [/su_spoiler]

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