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Spook : science tackles the afterlife

著者: Mary Roach
出版: New York : W.W. Norton, 2005.
エディション/フォーマット:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st edすべてのエディションとフォーマットを見る
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What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that, the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my lap-top?" In an attempt to find out, the author brings her curiosity to bear on an array of contemporary and historical soul-searchers: scientists, schemers, engineers, mediums, all trying  続きを読む
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ジャンル/形式: Creative nonfiction
資料の種類: Fiction, インターネット資料
ドキュメントの種類: 図書, インターネットリソース
すべての著者/寄与者: Mary Roach
ISBN: 0393059626 9780393059625 9780393329124 0393329127
OCLC No.: 60500113
物理形態: 311 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
コンテンツ: 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 --
Last words.
責任者: Mary Roach.
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The best-selling author of ?Stiff ?and ?Bonk? trains her considerable wit and curiosity on the human soul.  続きを読む

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"The general reader's ideal emissary to the arcana of serious science... Roach's writing has what science has so far failed to find: a divine spark." -- Malcolm Jones "Dependably witty, especially 続きを読む

 
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