New York: Free Press, 1999. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Written for the lay reader, this work on the complex world of particle physics by British astronomer Gribbin. Features include an introductory essay that puts the subject in historical perspective, clearly written entries, a brief bibliography, and time lines showing the birth dates of scientists and key dates in science and history. While physicists and other scientists will find it too basic for their purposes, this affordable one-volume book meets the needs of the general reader, filling a gap in the popular science literature. ------------------- No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality.
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