"An interesting new look at how humans perceive nature...A good primer on critical thinking and how science really works." -- Choice "His relaxed style of discourse makes his book quite readable, and though his pedagogical approach is somewhat unconventional, he deserves a hearing. Recommended for academic and public libraries." -- Library Journal "Anyone concerned with astronomy will find this book useful." -- Astronomy Now "Debunking silly, frightening and grandiose beliefs, the University of Maine professor of physics and astronomy is reassuring and engaging." -- Publishers Weekly "An easy-to-read guide to what science now knows about the universe." -- San Diego Union Tribune "Intriguing analysis of common errors and misconceptions of the real nature of the universe." -- Bookwatch
About the Author
Neil F. Comins is the author of What if the Moon Didn't Exist? He has contributed numerous articles to Astronomy magazine and has appeared on radio and television. He is professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Maine.