Your Atomic Self: The Invisible Elements That Connect You to Everything Else in the Universe

Your Atomic Self: The Invisible Elements That Connect You to Everything Else in the Universe

Curt Stager


What do atoms need to do together with your lifestyles? In Your Atomic Self, scientist Curt Stager unearths how they attach you to a couple of the main extraordinary issues within the universe.

You will stick to your oxygen atoms via hearth and water and from forests on your fingernails. Hydrogen atoms will wriggle into your hair and betray the place you reside and what you've been ingesting. The carbon on your breath becomes tree trunks, and the sodium on your tears will hyperlink you to long-dead oceans. The nitrogen on your muscle tissues can assist to show the sky blue, the phosphorus on your bones might help to show the coastal waters of North Carolina eco-friendly, the calcium on your enamel will overwhelm your nutrients among atoms that have been mined via mushrooms, and the iron on your blood will kill microbes because it as soon as killed a star.

You also will notice that a lot of what loss of life needs to unavoidably do on your physique is already occurring between a lot of your atoms at this very second and that, still, you and everybody else you recognize will consistently exist someplace within the cloth of the universe.

You should not purely made up of atoms; you're atoms, and this booklet, in essence, is an atomic box advisor to yourself.

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