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The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows: 1001 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything (Hardback)
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The Bumper Book of Things That Nobody Knows: 1001 Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything (Hardback)

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Hardback 784 Pages / Published: 02/11/2017
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There are many, many things that nobody knows...

Do animals have a sense of humour? Why do we have five fingers? What did Jesus do in his youth? Has human evolution stopped? Can robots become self-aware? What goes on inside a black hole?

Bringing together The Things That Nobody Knows and Even More Things That Nobody Knows, this bumper volume takes us on a guided tour of 1,001 gaps in our knowledge of cosmology, mathematics, animal behaviour, medical science, music, art and literature.

Publisher: Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781786490742
Number of pages: 784
Weight: 975 g
Dimensions: 225 x 145 x 60 mm
Edition: Main


MEDIA REVIEWS
Each mystery is delightfully penned in bite-sized chunks that often includes humorous repertoire... highly enjoyable... Captivating and inspiring. * New Scientist on The Things That Nobody Knows *
Properly researched, and the elegance of its pop-cosmology or pop-biology mini-narratives rivals that of many specialists. It is slyly witty, and pleasingly optimistic. -- Steven Poole * Guardian on The Things That Nobody Knows *
Discovering the many undiscovered things that one thought had been discovered already is one of the joys of this book... You might have thought that wallowing in ignorance is a tedious and fruitless occupation. As Hartston proves entertainingly, how wrong you would be. * Daily Express on The Things That Nobody Knows *

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