Brian Clegg’s 20 fascinating facts about the human body

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Brian Clegg's 20 fascinating facts about the human bodyBrian Clegg, popular science author of The Universe Inside You, Inflight Science and Introducing Infinity: A Graphic Guide, has written a brilliant piece for the Guardian on 20 amazing facts about the human body.

You might be surprised to discover that an adult is made up of around 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 (7¬†octillion) atoms and that the atoms mostly empty space. Read Brian Clegg’s piece over on the Guardian website.

Read more about Brian Clegg’s popular science books here and learn more facts about the human body with this shareable infographic. Follow him on Twitter @brianclegg.