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Almost everyone"s guide to science

the universe, life and everything

by John R. Gribbin

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Popular works

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    StatementJohn Gribbin with Mary Gribbin.
    GenrePopular works
    ContributionsGribbin, Mary.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. cm.
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23263323M
    ISBN 100300081014
    LC Control Number99026755

      An introduction to the central facts, evidence and issues of modern science - from black holes to DNA, from the big bang to the workings of the brainJohn Gribbin is one of the few science writers who is equally comfortable writing about biology as about physics, and this beginner's guide will take the reader through the basics and the fundamental issues of the Brand: Orion Publishing Co. Få Almost Everyone's Guide to Science af John Gribbin som e-bog på engelsk - - Bøger rummer alle sider af livet. Læs Lyt Lev blandt millioner af bøger på

    This book is probably a little more technical than most popular science books, but I enjoyed it for that. This is a good book if you would like to know what mitochondria are, how they work, and what they are doing in our cells. A second one is Life: an Unauthorised Biography, by Richard Fortey. Very well written and a pleasure to read. images in this book come from nasa’s incomparable space telescopes For the first time, physical science has a coherent story of almost everything. Our adventure begins by diving into the infinitesimal, then soaring 18 Everyone’s Guide to Atoms, Einstein, and the Universe.

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Maybe, that's why the book is called, "Almost Everyone's Guide to Science". Having said, it's a really good attempt; because I wouldn't be able to dream up of a way to explain quantum physics, The book brought back some memories of my high school science classes/5.

Almost Everyone’s Guide to Science was written for nonscientists, and for this audience the book succeeds brilliantly Almost Everyone’s Guide to Science is, in short, a delightful read and a fascinating introduction to Almost everyones guide to science book and the scientific method at the dawn of the 21st century.”—Rudy M.

Baum, Chemical and Engineering News. John Gribbin is a very prolific author, he has just rattled off another book, and someone has thought of a catchy title for it. Having said this, there is a lot of interesting material in this book. I'll be keeping my copy and re-reading it.

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Author of numerous science books for the layperson (The Search for Superstrings, Symmetry, and the Theory of Everything, ), Gribbin steps back to show the broad perspective of what science knows about the universe, from the subatomic.

For those adults who daydreamed through their grade-school science classes, Almost Everyone's Guide to Science offers a second chance. John Gribbin provides a concise, easy-to-understand overview of the scientific fields where most of today's action is taking place--particle physics, chemistry, molecular biology, evolution, environmental Price: $   This fascinating book is a guide for the perplexed--those who are interested in science but are scared off by the technical detail.

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John Gribbin, an award-winning writer, now stands back from the details and offers us a broad picture of scientific achievement at the end of the twentieth century.

Almost Everyone's Guide to Science is an essential book for the reader who is interested in science but doesn't know where to start. Gribbin gives a broad overview of physics and biology, starting with the atom before building up to larger objects: humans, the earth, the solar system and the universe/5(11).

Review. Science isn't for everyone, but if you have even the faintest trace of curiosity about the world around you, Almost Everyone's Guide to Science will be a delight.

Author John Gribbin, a cosmologist by training, is better known for writing such popularizations of the freaky world of 20th-century physics as In Search of Schrödinger's Cat/5(). Buy a cheap copy of Almost Everyones Guide to Science book by John Gribbin.

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—David Goodstein, The New York Times Book Review (on Almost Everyone's Guide to Science) "Gribbin breathes life into the core ideas of complexity science, and argues convincingly that the basic laws, even in biology, will ultimately turn out to be simple.".

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In the spirit of Feynman, we start our guide to science with atoms. It is often pointed out that the idea of atoms, as the ultimate, indivisible pieces of which matter is composed, goes back to the time of the. Almost Everyones Guide to Science book by John Gribbin “Most everyone”, meaning “almost everyone”, is a colloquial phrase that became somewhat widespread in spoken American English, but the expression is virtually non-existent in British.

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