The Never-Ending Days of Being Dead
Dispatches from the Front Line of Science Main
By (author) Marcus Chown
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Never-Ending Days of Being Dead by Marcus Chown
Book DescriptionIn Chown's most ambitious book to date he sets out to answer some of the most provocative questions of today: Where did we come from? What the hell are we doing here? Is Elvis alive and kicking in another space domain? What's beyond the edge of the Universe? Did aliens build the stars? Can we live forever? "The Never-Ending Days of Being Dead" is a fascinating and delightful popular science book, and an eye-opening look at the nature of reality and the place of life in the universe.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571220564
(199mm x 127mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marcus Chown
Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, Paperback (September 2014)
Did you know that there's so much empty space inside matter that the entire human race could be squeezed into the volume of a sugar cube? Or that you grow old more quickly on the top floor of a building than on the ground floor? The author explains topics ranging from the Big Bang and Einstein's general theory of relativity to quantum theory.
What a Wonderful World, Paperback (September 2014)
Why do we breathe? What is money? How does the brain work? Why did life invent sex? Does time really exist? How does capitalism work - or not, as the case may be? Written by the author of Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, this book intends to answer simple questions about the workings of our everyday lives.
Tweeting the Universe, Paperback (March 2013)» View all books by Marcus Chown
In 140 pages, the authors present 140 explanations of the biggest questions in physics - in the form of 10 or so tweets per page. They set themselves the challenge of boiling down what is essential on each subject into sentences of 140 characters, and the results are both entertaining and brilliantly informative.
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Author Biography - Marcus Chown
Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is now cosmology consultant of the weekly science magazine New Scientist. Marcus lives in London with his wife, Karen.
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