13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time (Paperback)

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Spanning disciplines from biology to cosmology, chemistry to psychology to physics, Michael Brooks thrillingly captures the excitement of scientific discovery.Science’s best-kept secret is this: even today, thereare experimental results that the most brilliant scientists cannot explain. In the past, similar “anomalies” have revolutionized our world. If history is any precedent, we should look to today’s inexplicable results to forecast the future of science. Michael Brooks heads to the scientific frontier to confront thirteen modern-day anomalies and what they might reveal about tomorrow’s breakthroughs.

About the Author


The Author has published books on religion, Muslim's, American Muslim's, Christian Religious Discrimination and Conspiracy Theories. He is the Founder of 'Yes all World Health'.

Praise For…


“This elegantly written, meticulously researched and thought-provoking book provides a window into how science actually works, and is sure to spur intense debate.” –New Scientist

“A boundless enthusiasm resounds through this homage to the outstanding problems of science.”
Seed Magazine

“You will be amazed and astonished you when you learn that science has been unable to come up with a working definition of life, why death should happen at all, why sex is necessary, or whether cold fusion is a hoax or one of the greatest breakthroughs of all time.”
–Richard Ellis, author of The Empty Ocean and Tuna: A Love Story

“Fascinating. . . . Brooks expertly works his way through . . . hotly debated quandaries in a smooth, engaging writing style reminiscent of Carl Sagan or Stephen Jay Gould.”
–Anahad O'Connor, author of Never Shower in a Thunderstorm

Product Details
ISBN: 9780307278814
ISBN-10: 0307278816
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publication Date: August 11th, 2009
Pages: 240
Language: English