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The Universe Inside You : The Extreme Science of the Human Body from Quantum Theory to the Mysteries of the Brain
by Brian Clegg


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In the sequel to his best-selling Inflight Science , Brian Clegg offers a spectacular tour through the human body.

He explores mitochondria, in-cell powerhouses once separate creatures; how your eyes consume million-year-old photons of light; your many senses, which include the ability to detect warps in space and time; and why meeting an attractive person can turn you into a gibbering idiot.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In the sequel to his best-selling Inflight Science, Brian Clegg offers a spectacular tour through the human body.

He explores mitochondria, in-cell powerhouses once separate creatures; how your eyes consume million-year-old photons of light; your many senses, which include the ability to detect warps in space and time; and why meeting an attractive person can turn you into a gibbering idiot.

Brian Clegg is a science writer who lives in Wiltshire, England. His previous books include Before the Big Bang (St Martin's Griffin, 2011) and Inflight Science (Totem Books, 2011).



 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781848313538
  • ISBN-10: 1848313535
  • Publisher: Icon Books
  • Publish Date: June 2012
  • Page Count: 302
  • Dimensions: 1 x 5.5 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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