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An excellent review of particle physics for someone interested in the subject. Asimov is an excellent writer, of course, and he gives good historical perspective of the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Pathfinder
Everyone should read this book. It will take about a day (longer if you earmark parts you want to read again).
I have read the book many times . . . . Read more
I've been looking for a book that would explain the intricacies of subatomic particles to a "normal" person, not physicist, without formulas. Asimov's book fits the bill. Read morePublished 10 months ago by The Muvian
I've read a lot of popular science books and the first half or so of this book was mostly a repeat of things that I've already read. But the last two chapters are amazing. Read morePublished on April 7, 2013 by MrWillo
As always, Isaac does not obviate little details that turn to be important for the understanding of the subjet. I recomend this book for those who love physics. Read morePublished on March 5, 2013 by Raul Gomez
I bought this book for my son who lives for anything science especially Atoms. He has already read it twice. It is a full of facts that my science lover. Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by decora
Isaax Asimov is a science fiction writer, but he also writes non fiction, science books. He writes in a way that makes the average person understand what he is explaining. Read morePublished on December 2, 2009 by Enid Logan