Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Sand Music

Caught this on the radio - "Museum of curiosities" last night.

Did you know that the Sand Mountain in Nevada emits a low C, while dunes in Chile sound an F, and those in Morocco a G#?

You could make a choir!

A journey through science and the imagination
Michael Welland
352 pages 50 black and white images, 8pp colour plate section 234x156mm
978-0-19-956318-0 Hardback 13 August 2009
Also available as: Paperback
Price: £18.99

Can also recommend:-

-not for the squeamish! - medicinal uses of mummies!

You could order parts in the Merck catalogue in 1908. Interesting "alternative" medicine.

Mummies were also used to fuel the boats at the relief of Khartoum - typically British!

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