Leonard Lopate at Large: Marcus Chown


Today on Leonard Lopate at Large, Marcus Chown reveals some of the best-kept secrets in the universe.

Marcus Chown, Serpentine, London, January 2007 (low-res); credit - Jorn Tomter

Did you know that the electrical energy in a single mosquito is enough to cause a global mass extinction? Or that out there in the cosmos, there are an infinite number of copies of you reading an infinite number of copies of this? Marcus Chown’s book “Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe” is a mind-bending journey through some of the most weird and wonderful facts about our universe, vividly illuminating the hidden truths that govern our everyday lives.

Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe by [Chown, Marcus]

Leonard Lopate at Large: Marcus Chown

 
 
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