Descriere: 'Barrow's Boys, Fergus Fleming's history of British exploration in the first half of the nineteenth century was an excellent book. Ninety Degrees North ... is an even better one' Sunday Telegraph
Page dim. 199 x 131 x 30
Weight: 400 grams
From acclaimed science journalist Oliver Morton comes Eating the Sun, a fascinating, lively, profound look at photosynthesis, nature's greatest miracle. From the physics, chemistry, and cellular biology that make photosynthesis possible, to the quirky and competitive scientists who first discovered the beautifully honed mechanisms of photosynthesis, to the modern energy crisis we face today, Eating the Sun offers a complete biography of the earth through the lens of this common but crucial process.
In this fast-paced, sure-to-astonish scientific adventure, a Pulitzer Prize-winning popular science writer asks, Has the long-sought secret of eternal youth at last been found?