Great Mambo Chicken and the Transhuman Condition: Science Slightly Over the Edge

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Addison-Wesley, 1990 - Science - 308 pages
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Life forever ... defy gravity...travel to Andromeda, all in the comfort of your home and with no obligation! Great Mambo Chicken is a riotously funny book that takes us romping through an underground network of scientists and brings us up to date (and beyond) on the cutting edge of "better living" through chemistry, physics and math.

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User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

My reactions upon reading this book in 1991. Regis' fast-paced style has enough wit to make this book funny and lend just the right amount of incredulity and sarcasm. Many of the ideas of these ... Read full review

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User Review  - VisibleGhost - LibraryThing

How does a Great Mambo Chicken come about anyway? Well, some scientists were sitting around wandering what was so great about living in one-G conditions all the time. They made a big centrifuge, put ... Read full review

Contents

The Mania
1
Truax
10
Home on Lagrange
44
Copyright

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Ed Regis, Ph.D., is a former philosophy professor & has written for "Wired," "Discover," & "Science Digest." He is the author of four books, including "Who Got Einstein's Office?," "Great Mambo Chicken," & "The Transhuman Condition.

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