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Why? : what makes us curious / by Mario Livio.

Livio, Mario, 1945- (author.).

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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler 153.3 LIV (Text) 34044000922532 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 153.2 LIVI (Text) 39391006829699 Nonfiction Checked out 08/28/2017
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 153.2 LIV (Text) 34330513141631 Adult - New Books Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch 153.2 LIV (Text) 78551000532256 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - Main ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC (Text) NCSTL9781476792095 On Order On order -
Peabody PL - Columbia City LEASED NON-FICTION 153.2 LIVIO (Text) 30403002250942 Adult - Non-Fiction Bestseller Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476792095
  • ISBN: 1476792097
  • Physical Description: xiii, 252 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-237) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Curious -- Curioser -- And curioser -- Curious about curiosity: information gap -- Curious about curiosity: intrinsic love of knowledge -- Curious about curiosity: neuroscience -- A brief account the rise of human curiosity -- Curious minds -- Why curiosity?
Summary, etc.: Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio investigates perhaps the most human of all our characteristics—curiosity—as he explores our innate desire to know why.
Subject: Curiosity > History.

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