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


Fascinating facts and mind-boggling science found in the human body
Biographical Note:
Brian Clegg: Brian Clegg is the author of a number of popular science titles including "Inflight Science" (2011). He is a science writer living in Wiltshire, England, and runs
In the sequel to his best-selling "Inflight Science," Brian Clegg offers a spectacular tour through the human body.
He explores mitochondria, in-cell powerhouses once separate creatures; how your eyes consume million-year-old photons of light; 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.
Brian Clegg is a science writer who lives in Wiltshire, England. His previous books include "Before the Big Bang" (St Martin's Griffin, 2011) and "Inflight Science" (Totem Books, 2011).

Contributor Bio: Clegg, Brian
Brian Clegg is an author of popular science books, including The God Effect, A Brief History of Infinity, How to Build a Time Machine and Inflight Science. He has written for many publications from The Wall Street Journal and the Times to Playboy and Nature. He lives in Wiltshire, England with his wife, twin daughters and golden retriever.

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