This is one of the best books I've read in the last couple of years, and I've read some pretty good ones.
I liked it enough to go back through a second time and extract tidbits and gems, so this has become more of a book report for myself than a book review, I'm afraid.
The author writes very well in a simple but explicit style which makes it very easy to understand and enjoy.
Like the other books in the collection from Edge.org this is full of interesting, insightful discussion on theories that explain the world. Read morePublished 2 days ago by dionnekasianlew
Give yourself a chance to catch up on everything by exposing your mind to the thoughts of brilliant scientists. A great ride/Published 1 month ago by robert thornton
I agree with many of the negative reviews here I'm afraid and am sad I wasted my money that I should have spent on 10 more science degrees, plus a vocabulary course to understand... Read morePublished 1 month ago by dennis
Meh. This is more of a bathroom reader. Awfully repetitive in places, and some of the essays are simply a waste of time and pages. Read morePublished 1 month ago by T. Farnsworth
90+% of the short pieces in the book are dazzling, amazing. [One that wasn't was written by Alan Alda; what the hell was he doing in there, in the midst of brilliant scientists, I... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Usually I will finish an audiobook no matter what but I had a hard time finishing this one. It jumped around quite a bit. It was OK, I will probably go back and finish.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer