Almost Everyone's Guide to Science by Dr. John Gribbin
The Universe, Life and Everything

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For anyone interested in the remarkable achievements and discoveries of modern science--but intimidated by confusing technical detail--this book offers the perfect solution. Award-winning author John Gribbin stands back from the details and offers a broad picture of science, from the structure of particles within the atom to the birth of the universe. With eloquent clarity, Gribbin explains the simple rules that govern the physical world.
 

About Dr. John Gribbin

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John Gribbin is visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex and a best-selling author. Mary Gribbin is a science writer.
 
Published September 10, 1999 by Yale University Press. 240 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Gribbin, assisted by his occasional co-author Mary, tops himself with this one-volume summary of the current state of scientific knowledge.

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Any book attempting to explain topics as diverse as the inner workings of atoms and the origin of the universe, as well as everything in between, is bound to be superficial. Gribbin's is that, but it

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Gribbin (In Search of Schr dinger's Cat, etc.) has written ""a guide not so much for fans of science and the cognoscenti but more a guide for the perplexed--anyone who is vaguely aware that science is important, and might even be interesting, but is usually scared off by the technical detail."" H...

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