Day 15 – A book that changed your opinion on something.
The Disappearing Spoon; Sam Kean.
I hate math a little bit. It hurts my brain–I know it’s necessary, and everywhere–but I’m pretty sure it doesn’t like me, either.
Science has a lot of math in it, so I’m less than fond of it. I have some science-y friends, and a few of them mentioned that they had a favorite element. Which I thought was a little odd.
I didn’t have a favorite element.
After reading this book, I like science just a little better–and now I have a favorite element.
Bismuth. Because when heated, it forms incredible-looking crystals that change into a rainbow of colors as they cool.