13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Intriguing Scientific Mysteries of Our Time (Paperback)Michael Brooks (author)
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Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 185 g
Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 15 mm
Outstanding non-fiction reading * Esquire *
Impressively knowledgeable, articulate -- Christopher Hirst * Independent *
An admirably clear and clever writer * Evening Standard *
Proof that science gets interesting when things get weird * Weekend Australian *
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“Thought provoking stuff.”
Imagine some of the fundemental scientific laws, by which we make sense of everything, are wrong.
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“One of the most interesting books I've read!”
We tend to think that science can explain everything, but 13 Things looks at the weird and inexplicable anomalies from across the scientific disciplines. Brooks explores the mystery of the missing 96% of the universe,... More
As a layman some of this is a bit heavy but well worth staying the distance.
The section on homeothapy did seem a trifle long but the book deserves a second (at least) reading
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