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Simple, understandable explanations like that make this an interesting book to read.
If you find this argument compelling and after reading it you feel we should halt all cancer research, then Charles Seife's "Sun In A Bottle" is the book for you.
Basically, the authors left wing orientation is a constant and unwelcome presence in his book, rendering it almost comical at times.
Great book. Wry readable and informative. Presents the history of fusion research in an easily understood format for a non physicist.Published 7 months ago by RPAbramowitz
My daughter chose this book for her math book report and loved it. She said it made her feel super smart....so not only did she learn she also enjoyed it. Read morePublished 14 months ago by moms review
Because I'm a HUGE NERD, I find fusion very interesting, which is why I bought this book. But in fact I think just about anyone who enjoys tales of geniuses driven mad by obsession... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Tom Braun
This book will briefly discuss some basic physics of fusion and fission. My favorite part of the book is the explanation of the cold fusion fiasco. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Ben Cartwright
Charles Seife's book on the history of fusion energy programs is an excellent summary of the quest for controlled thermonuclear fusion carried out over the past 50 years. Read morePublished 17 months ago by ALAN J TOEPFER
I purchased this book to satisfy a long lingering curiosity about the subject of fusion. I'm nearly 40 years old with a somewhat faded recollection of my high school / college... Read morePublished on August 23, 2012 by Amazon Customer
I worked as a student summer worker at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in the late 1970's. That was the era in which Tokamaks of the size approaching what was then thought... Read morePublished on January 29, 2012 by R. Van Wagner
This is great for anyone interested in the history of energy. Once i picked this up i was not able to put it down until I was finished. highly Recommended!Published on October 26, 2011 by DisablingSpider
I really enjoyed this book, my last contact with science was in high school yet this was so clearly written and explained the raw basics of the underlying problems in creating... Read morePublished on October 23, 2011 by Law student