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Oliver Morton is not only exceedingly well versed in his topic, he writes lyrically in a way I've never before encountered in science writing. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Greg Reyna
I did know that the oxygen liberated in photosynthesis came from water molecules. I didn't know that the basic research in nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry merged with... Read morePublished 10 months ago by gustav zantanon
I bought this book used and it is in great condition.
If you really want to understand how plant life works and how we figured it all out, this is an awesome book. Read more
As a biochemistry major in grad.school and having done research w/ photosynthesis, the author has done his homework and has a "A" paper(book). Read morePublished on May 8, 2012 by John B. Lankford
This is one of the BEST books I have come across to help anyone understand how our World works, and the importance of that understanding. Read morePublished on September 26, 2011 by Reality Al
I definitely agree with the earlier reviewer, who stated that he couldn't understand how anyone could give this book less than five stars! Read morePublished on August 30, 2011 by David Marks
popular science tends to be written by one of two types of people. scientists who have decided that telling the world about science is as important as working in their lab and... Read morePublished on August 2, 2010 by R. M. Williams
Buy the book because Oliver Morton deserves the royalties, but don't read it - that way I'll look smarter because you won't know when I'm stealing from the book. Read morePublished on June 20, 2010 by Jack Hunt