Science starts to get interesting when things don´t make sense. Even today there are experimental results that the most brilliant scientists can neither explain nor dismiss. In 13 Things That Don´t Make Sense Michael Brooks meets thirteen modern-day anomalies that may become tomorrow´s breakthroughs.
Is ninety six per cent of the universe missing? If no study has ever been able to show that the placebo effect works, why has it become a pillar of medical science? Spanning fields from chemistry to cosmology, psychology to physics, Brooks thrillingly captures the excitement of the scientific unknown.