Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves

Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves

James Nestor

New York instances publication Review Editors’ Choice • An Amazon most sensible technological know-how publication of 2014 • Scientific American Recommended Read

“Fascinating, informative, exhilarating.” —Wall road Journal

Deep is a voyage from the ocean’s floor to its darkest trenches, the main mysterious areas on the earth. Fascinated by the game of freediving—in which opponents descend great depths on a unmarried breath—James Nestor embeds with a gang of oceangoing severe athletes and renegade researchers. He unearths whales that speak with different whales thousands of miles away, sharks that swim in unerringly immediately strains via pitch-black waters, and different unusual phenomena. such a lot illuminating of all, he learns that those skills are mirrored in our personal notable, and sometimes hidden, potential—including echolocation, directional experience, and the profound physically adjustments people endure while underwater. alongside the best way, Nestor unlocks his personal freediving talents as he communes with the pioneers who're increasing our definition of what's attainable within the wildlife, and in ourselves.

“A trip really worth taking.” —David Epstein, New York instances publication Review

“Nestor pulls us lower than the skin right into a international a long way past imagining and opens our eyes to those unseen places.” —Dallas Morning News

 “This is well known technology writing at its best.” —Christian technology Monitor

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