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Zen Science: Stop and Smell the Universe (Hardcover)

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An inspirational collection of musings on the wonders of nature and the universe, Zen Science pairs the fun of popular science trivia with the benefits of mindfulness.

It takes 30,000 years to create a single ray of sunlight. A pinch of soil contains 1 billion living organisms. For virtually all of the earth's existence -- 99.9994% of time -- there were no human beings.

These simple reflections are also deeply profound, revealing how vast and awe-inspiring the natural world truly is. With more than 100 of the most surprising, thought-provoking facts about our planet, Zen Science leads readers towards mindfulness, wonder, and spiritual contemplation. This gentle guide is illustrated throughout with charming line drawings and can be read straight through or consulted periodically for a bite-sized piece of inspiration and joy.

About the Author


John Javna is an author, activist, and the co-creator of the Institute for Zen Science. He has written numerous books on environmental activism, including the classic #1 bestseller The 50 Things You Can Do to Save the Earth, and popular culture, including the perennial favorite Uncle John's Bathroom Reader. John lives with his family in Ashland, Oregon. Gordon Javna is an author and publishing veteran, best known for his work on the Uncle John's Bathroom Reader series. For many years he served as the publisher and editor-in-chief of Portable Press. Gordon lives with his family in Medford, Oregon.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780762461738
ISBN-10: 076246173X
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Publication Date: March 20th, 2018
Pages: 176
Language: English