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Spook : science tackles the afterlife / Mary Roach.

Spook : science tackles the afterlife

Roach, Mary. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0393059626 (hc.) :
  • ISBN: 0393329127 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 9780393329124
  • Physical Description: 311 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton and Co., c2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-311).
Formatted Contents Note:
You again : a visit to the reincarnation nation -- The little man inside the sperm, or possibly the big toe : hunting the soul with microscopes and scalpels -- How to weigh a soul : what happens when a man (or a mouse, or a leech) dies on a scale -- The Vienna sausage affair : and other dubious highlights of the ongoing effort to see the soul -- Hard to swallow : the giddy, revolting heyday of ectoplasm -- The large claims of the medium : reaching out to the dead in a University of Arizona lab -- Soul in a dunce cap : the author enrolls in medium school -- Can you hear me now? : telecommunicating with the dead -- Inside the haunt box : can electromagnetic fields make you hallucinate? -- Listening to Casper : a psychoacoustics expert sets up camp in England's haunted spots -- Chaffin v. the dead guy in the overcoat : in which the law finds for a ghost, and the author calls in an expert witness -- Six feet over : a computer stands by on an operating room ceiling, awaiting near-death experiencers.
Subject: Future life.
Religion and science.
Parapsychology and science.

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