Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey, from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection (Sterling Chronologies) (Hardcover)

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Throughout history, the nature and mystery of death has captivated artists, scientists, philosophers, physicians, and theologians. This eerie chronology ventures right to the borderlines of science and sheds light into the darkness. Here, topics as wide ranging as the Maya death gods, golems, and's ances sit side by side with entries on zombies and quantum immortality. With the turn of every page, readers will encounter beautiful artwork, along with unexpected insights about death and what may lie beyond.

About the Author


Internationally renowned author Clifford Pickover has published more than 40 books, translated into over a dozen languages, on topics ranging from science and mathematics to religion, art, and history. Dr. Pickover received his PhD from Yale University's Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and holds more than 200 US patents. His research has received considerable attention from such media outlets as CNN, Wired, and TheNew York Times, and his website, pickover.com, has received millions of visits. He lives in Yorktown Heights, NY.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781454914341
ISBN-10: 1454914343
Publisher: Sterling
Publication Date: October 6th, 2015
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Sterling Chronologies