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Product Details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Icon Books; Reprint edition (September 10, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1840468734
  • ISBN-13: 978-1840468731
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.6 x 7.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,449,361 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"'Bizony brings an enthusiasm to his subject that elevates it to high drama, and shows how after even after two centuries we are still being confronted with bizarre discoveries and questions in this brand of science.' Good Book Guide 'Bizony's insightful, compelling book chronicles our quest to understand the atom through the personalities of those who looked furthest into its abyss - a human drama wrought with frustration, love, guilt and genius.' New Scientist"

About the Author

Piers Bizony is a science journalist and space historian who writes for magazines such as Focus and Wired as well as the BBC's Sky at Night magazine. His last book, The Man Who Ran the Moon, was described as a 'firebrand of a book' by Publisher's Weekly.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By I. FIDANCI on September 3, 2013
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Having watched the BBC TV series, "Atom" further enlightens and elaborates the issues mentioned in the documentary, providing a further insight on nature's most intriguing phenomena.
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