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Middle world : the restless heart of matter and life

Author: Mark Haw
Publisher: London ; New York : Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores how, over the last two hundred years, scientists have discovered the building blocks of matter and life, and what key discoveries have meant for life on Earth.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Haw
ISBN: 9781403986030 1403986037
OCLC Number: 76416671
Description: v, 197 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Tiny things that never stand still --
2. accidental discovery of the middle world --
3. Gardens of delight, orchards of determinism --
4. From industrial revolution ... to rice pudding --
5. Statistics by giants --
6. Fiction and philosophy, time and reality --
7. theory of the Brownian world --
8. From rubber balls to atoms --
9. From matter to life --
10. middle world chain gang --
11. Engines of life --
12. Masters of middle world --
13. restlessness of matter and life.
Responsibility: Mark Haw.
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Between the microscopic world of quarks and atoms, and the macroscopic (observable) one of pebbles and planets, there is another world, strangely neglected by science. It is inhabited by things like  Read more...

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'A delightful story of an overlooked and underappreciated science and the scientists who made it. The writing never falters.' - Mark Buchanan, author of Nexus'Haw's excellent descriptions ensure that Read more...

 
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