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Everyone should read this book. It will take about a day (longer if you earmark parts you want to read again).
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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 4 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 19 months ago 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 21 months ago 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
This is the most interesting book out there for learning about how atoms work. Issac Asimov is hands down the best non-fiction writer of all time. Read morePublished on November 10, 2009 by R. Navarro
Of course this book is written in lay terminology. Aren't all Issac's books? Matter is marvelously discussed and taken down to the smallest particals. Read morePublished on December 24, 2007 by Shadow
Isaac Asimov's Atom is an interesting premise for a book...the evolution of the smallest aspect of an element which is the basic aspect of life and existance. Read morePublished on October 7, 2002 by D. Parisi