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13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time - Michael Brooks
13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780307372239 (0307372235)
Publisher: Anchor Canada
Edition language: English
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
As anyone who has spent exactly 3 second on my page knows, I looovvee a good mystery. What may not be as screamingly obvious is my love of almost all things science (I admit, space bores me - I know it's important; but I also think it's boring.) I'm a big fan of NewScientist magazine, and was a f...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Intriguing Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
An interesting look at some topics that still need more investigation before answers can be found, if answers can ever be found. Things like Placebos, sex, death, and other things that still need a lot of poking before answers will be able to be glimpsed. Most chapters follow on from the previous ...
Rrain Reads
Rrain Reads rated it
Generally I enjoy this sort of book, and this was no exception, but I didn't find myself quite as engaged as I hoped to be. I think it was at its best when it didn't try to draw tenuous connections to popular culture and just told us what we needed to know. Some of the segments, particularly the one...
Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it
5.0 13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
For each chapter the author tells you what he's going to tell you about an anomaly, then tells you about it, and then explains to you what he just told you, and all the while explaining to you the science that surrounds it.The book is so good at putting the context around the mystery that after list...
Booklog
Booklog rated it
3.0 13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
A great introduction to the problems facing modern science, but I felt like it could have been so much more. The great thing about 13 Things is that the chapters can stand alone, and a reader can delve into the mysteries that interest them while avoiding some of the others that may be boring. Some...
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