By Bill Streever
An adventurous journey in the course of the so much blisteringly sizzling areas of technological know-how, historical past, and culture.
A scientist and bestselling nature author who will visit any severe to fulfill his interest, invoice Streever units off to determine what warmth relatively skill. enable him be your advisor and you may firewalk throughout sizzling coals and sweat it out in loss of life Valley, event excessive fever and hearth, know about the discovery of suits and the chemistry of cooking, drink crude oil, and discover thermonuclear guns and the most popular second of all time-the sizeable Bang.
Melting glaciers, warming oceans, woodland fires, droughts-it's transparent that cutting-edge global is getting warmer. yet whereas we all know the ache of a sunburn or the relaxation of our wintry weather warmers, will we particularly comprehend heat?
Written in Streever's signature crisp and interesting prose, warmth is an adventurous own narrative that leaves readers with a brand new imaginative and prescient of a daily experience-how warmth works, its historical past, and its dating to way of life.