Spark From the Deep: How Shocking Experiments with Strongly Electric Fish Powered Scientific Discovery (Animals, History, Culture) (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Spark From the Deep: How Shocking Experiments with Strongly Electric Fish Powered Scientific Discovery (Animals, History, Culture)

Author: William J Turkel
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Now we look to these fish as an inspiration for engineering new sensors, computer interfaces, autonomous undersea robots, and energy-efficient batteries.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Spark From the Deep: How Shocking Experiments with Strongly Electric Fish Powered Scientific Discovery (Animals, History, Culture)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William J Turkel
OCLC Number: 940889318
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Strongly Electric Fish2. Modeling Animal Electricity3. Electrophysiology4. The Spark of Life5. Evolutionary Theories6. Electric Currents7. Discovering Electric WorldsConclusion: Nothing but a Movement of ElectronsNotesBibliographyIndex

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This beautifully written and exhaustively researched book traces the links between experiments on strongly electric fish and scientific understanding of electricity... Turkel's book is a joy to read; Read more...

 
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