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Spook : science tackles the afterlife

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Roach
ISBN: 0393059626 9780393059625
OCLC Number: 474776073
Description: 311 s. : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents: You again : a visit to the reincarnation nation --
The little man inside the sperm, or possibly the big toe : hunting the soul with microscopes and scalpels --
How to weigh a soul : what happens when a man (or a mouse, or a leech) dies on a scale --
The Vienna sausage affair : and other dubious highlights of the ongoing effort to see the soul --
Hard to swallow : the giddy, revolting heyday of ectoplasm --
The large claims of the medium : reaching out to the dead in a University of Arizona lab --
Soul in a dunce cap : the author enrolls in medium school --
Can you hear me now? : telecommunicating with the dead --
Inside the haunt box : can electromagnetic fields make you hallucinate? --
Listening to Casper : a psychoacoustics expert sets up camp in England's haunted spots --
Chaffin v. the dead guy in the overcoat : in which the law finds for a ghost, and the author calls in an expert witness --
Six feet over : a computer stands by on an operating room ceiling, awaiting near-death experiencers
Responsibility: Mary Roach

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