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The Resource Spook : science tackles the afterlife, Mary Roach

Spook : science tackles the afterlife, Mary Roach

Label
Spook : science tackles the afterlife
Title
Spook
Title remainder
science tackles the afterlife
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roach, Mary
Dewey number
129
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL535
LC item number
.R63 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Future life
  • Death
  • Religion and science
  • Parapsychology and science
Label
Spook : science tackles the afterlife, Mary Roach
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-311)
Contents
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
Control code
ocm60500113
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780393329124
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005014450
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Spook : science tackles the afterlife, Mary Roach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-311)
Contents
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
Control code
ocm60500113
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9780393329124
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005014450
Other physical details
ill.

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