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13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time (Vintage)

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Michael Brooks, who holds a PhD in quantum physics, is an editor at New Scientist. His writing has appeared in the Guardian, Independent, Observer, Times Higher Educational Supplement, and even Playboy. He is a regular speaker and debate chair at the Science Festival in Brighton, UK.

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science;non-fiction;physics;cosmology;biology;popular science;homeopathy;astronomy;free will;evolution;death;history of science;dark matter;chemistry;placebo;mysteries;general science;mystery;dark energy;life;cold fusion;medicine;sex;reproduction;mars
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"Synopsis" by , Spanning disciplines from biology to cosmology, chemistry to psychology to physics, Michael Brooks thrillingly captures the excitement of scientific discovery.Sciences best-kept secret is this: even today, thereare experimental results that the most brilliant scientists cannot explain. In the past, similar “anomalies” have revolutionized our world. If history is any precedent, we should look to todays inexplicable results to forecast the future of science. Michael Brooks heads to the scientific frontier to confront thirteen modern-day anomalies and what they might reveal about tomorrows breakthroughs.
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