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Gravity does not exist. Among the topics scrutinized with the author’s celebrated good humor and pedagogical prowess are the macrocosm and the microcosm, theory of numbers, relativity of space and time, entropy, genes, atomic structure, nuclear fission, and the origin of the solar system. The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. I have read a fair number of pop inginity books over the last year, and most of the modern ones are miserably unsatisfying.

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Introduction to Topology Bert Mendelson. More than 60 years after its initial publication, this is still a fun read, even if some parts have inevitably been overtaken by more recent discoveries.


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And I was impressed to see how many things he got right. Books by George Gamow. Expounding facts and theories of modern science that as a reader it gives you a vivid image of the universe as it shows the scientist of today. No trivia or quizzes yet. Other editions – View all One Two Three. It is highbrow entertainment at its best, a teasing challenge to all who aspire to think about the universe.

Written for the layman, Gamow should be required theee considering the simplicity of high school science and mathematics, and the goal stated on almost every syllabus concerning critical thinking skills. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.