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Things That Nobody Knows William Hartston

Things That Nobody Knows

William Hartston

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ISBN : 9781848878259
Hardcover
320 pages
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A playful and diverting, yet always scientifically rigorous look at those simplemysteries that are yet to be solvedWhy are so many giraffes gay? Has human evolution stopped? Where did our alphabet come from? Can robots become self-aware? Can lobstersMoreA playful and diverting, yet always scientifically rigorous look at those simple mysteries that are yet to be solvedWhy are so many giraffes gay? Has human evolution stopped? Where did our alphabet come from? Can robots become self-aware? Can lobsters recognize other lobsters by sight? What goes on inside a black hole? Are cell phones bad for us? Why cant we remember anything from our earliest years? Full of the mysteries of life, the universe, and everything, this is a fascinating and unputdownable exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and the universe beyond.