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Great mambo chicken and the transhuman condition

£9.99

Product description

This book explores the work of scientists working at the edge of science on projects too ridiculous for science fiction: the "Deathbusters" at Alcor Extension who will freeze your head for a price; building time machines; hatching plans for dismantling the sun; Evel Knievel and the private astronaut programme and, of course, the mambo chickens who spend their whole lives in intensified gravity and are built like Arnold Schwarzenegger. Here are Dave Criswell, who plans to recycle the stars to increase their energy efficiency; and Bob Forward, designer of time machines, the grey goo problem and a fifth-dimensional hypervelocity space drive.

The book is in very good condition. Dust jacket is present and has some minor wear along the bottom.

Item details

Author(s):
Ed Regis
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670838551
ISBN-13:
9780670838554
Publisher:
Viking

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This book explores the work of scientists working at the edge of science on projects too ridiculous for science fiction: the "Deathbusters" at Alcor Extension who will freeze your head for a price; building time machines; hatching plans for dismantling the sun; Evel Knievel and the private astronaut programme and, of course, the mambo chickens who spend their whole lives in intensified gravity and are built like Arnold Schwarzenegger. Here are Dave Criswell, who plans to recycle the stars to increase their energy efficiency; and Bob Forward, designer of time machines, the grey goo problem and a fifth-dimensional hypervelocity space drive.

The book is in very good condition. Dust jacket is present and has some minor wear along the bottom.

Author(s):
Ed Regis
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670838551
ISBN-13:
9780670838554
Publisher:
Viking

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