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    Author: Erika Engelhaupt
    Published by: National Geographic
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Description

Filled to the brim with far-out facts, this wacky, funny, and informative narrative takes us on a fascinating journey through the astonishing world of science. With Erika Engelhaupt, founding editor of National Geographic’s Gory Details blog, as your guide, all your weirdest and wildest fascinations will be illuminated.

From the biologist who endured countless honeybee stings to test which spot was the most painful to the dollhouse-sized replicas of crime scenes built to analyse blood splatter to NASA’s enduring dilemma, do women need to have their periods in space?, this entertaining book explores oft-ignored but alluring facets of biology, anatomy, space exploration, nature, and more.

Featuring top-notch reporting, interviews with leading researchers in the field, and a healthy dose of wit, Gory Details depicts the world’s most intriguing real-world applications of science in all their glory, making geekiness cool all over again!

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Author
Genre
Publisher
Type
Binding
Hardback
Cat. No.
4835349
EAN
9781426220975
ISBN
9781426220975