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What a wonderful world : one man's attempt to explain the big stuff

Author: Marcus Chown
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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? Where do mountains come from? How do computers work? How did humans get to dominate the Earth? Why is there something rather than nothing? In 'What a Wonderful World', Marcus Chown uses his vast scientific knowledge and deep understanding of extremely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Chown
ISBN: 9780571278398 0571278396 0571278426 9780571278428 9780571278411 0571278418
OCLC Number: 855197673
Description: xiii, 424 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Marcus Chown.
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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? Where do mountains come from? How do  Read more...

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