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From atoms to infinity : 88 great ideas in science

Author: Mary Gribbin; John R Gribbin
Publisher: Thriplow : Icon, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With their characteristic panache and unrivalled clarity, world-renowned science authors Mary and John Gribbin take us on an incredible and thought-provoking illustrated tour of everything you ever  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Miscellanées
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Gribbin; John R Gribbin
ISBN: 9781840467352 1840467355
OCLC Number: 63703189
Notes: Originally published: as Big numbers. Cambridge: Wizard, 2003.
Includes index.
Description: 189 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm
Contents: "From Atoms to Infinity takes you on a journey from the furthest reaches of the known Universe to the tiniest particles that make up life on Earth. May and John Gribbin explore how our telescopes can see 10 billion years into the past, and why a thimbleful of a neutron star would contain as much mass as all the people on Earth put together." --
BOOK JACKET.
Responsibility: Mary and John Gribbin.

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From Atoms to Infinity: 88 Great Ideas in Science

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Review of `From atoms to infinity: 88 great ideas in science' by Mary & John Gribbin published by Icon Books of Thriplow, Cambridge in 2006.

Reviewer: Dr W. P. Palmer
This little book contains `88 great ideas' in 190 pages with the general format for each `great idea' being a...
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