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

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Icon Books, Limited, Jan 1, 2013 - Human anatomy - 224 pages
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Built from the debris of exploding stars that floated through space for billions of years, home to a zoo of tiny aliens, and controlled by a brain with more possible connections than there are atoms in the universe, the human body is the most incredible thing in existence. In the sequel to his bestselling Inflight Science, Brian Clegg explores mitochondria, in-cell powerhouses which are thought to have once been separate creatures; how your eyes are quantum traps, consuming photons oflight from the night sky that have travelled for millions of years; 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 THE UNIVERSE INSIDE YOU and you'll never look at yourself the same way again.

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Review: The Universe Inside You: The Extreme Science of the Human Body From Quantum Theory to the Mysteries of the Brain

User Review  - Kenichi - Goodreads

This book The Universe Inside You, teaches you that you not only is just a body but you are also you are a technical lab and that you can explore all the different extraordinary facts and things about ... Read full review

Review: The Universe Inside You: The Extreme Science of the Human Body From Quantum Theory to the Mysteries of the Brain

User Review  - MG Mason - Goodreads

Following on from my review of In-flight Science by the same author, I moved into this one with interest. Have you ever thought about what a remarkable machine the human body is? Why does a mirror ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Brian Clegg is a science journalist and writer. He runs www.popularscience.co.uk and his previous books include Inflight Science (Icon, 2011), Before the Big Bang (St Martin's Griffin, 2011), Armageddon Science (St Martin's Press, 2010), and A Brief History of Infinity (Robinson Publishing, 2003). www.brianclegg.net

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