Far Out: 101 Strange Tales From Science's Outer Edge by Mark PilkingtonFar Out: 101 Strange Tales From Science's Outer Edge by Mark Pilkington

Far Out: 101 Strange Tales From Science's Outer Edge

byMark Pilkington, Robert Greenwald

Paperback | October 1, 2007

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From the Aquatic Ape Hypothesis to zero-point energy, via the Hieronymous Machine and Phlogiston, Far Out tells the stories that are all too often ignored, lost, or simply forgotten by conventional science books. Some of them are perhaps best left languishing in the margins of history, but others may yet change our future. Entries cover physics, chemistry, biology, archaeology, parapsychology, psychology, and other areas yet to be inducted into mainstream science, including radionics, keranography, erotoxin, and remote viewing.
Written in a succinct and engaging style, each piece provides a useful, self-contained introduction to its topic, and provides enough information to allow readers to discover more if they so desire.
Far Out is a CD-sized book format.
Mark Pilkington is a freelance journalist, writer, and editor. As well as writing the "Far Out" column for the Guardian on which this book is based, he has also written for The London Times, Fortean Times, Arthur, and The Wire, among others. He also edits the highly praised anthology of cultural marginalia, Strange Attractor, and runs ...
Title:Far Out: 101 Strange Tales From Science's Outer EdgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 5.5 × 5 × 0.7 inPublished:October 1, 2007Publisher:Disinformation BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1932857877

ISBN - 13:9781932857870

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