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Really terrific book about two strange and amazing scientistsPublished 1 month ago by Steven Stillman
Some chapters were a little slow...but in some passages the words just reached out and grabbed me and I couldn't look away!Published 2 months ago by Zoia Olubas
I love this book, which I have read in German, but bought in English for my older daughter who is a geologist and climate researcher. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Susan M. Menking
This is one of the worst books I have read in the last 10 years. A biographical description of Humboldt's explorations and insights would have been preferable to this poorly... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jonathan Tobis
The creepy parts of this book reminded me of taking a bus in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The book takes place so long ago that one character tries to keep from being sick by thinking... Read morePublished 7 months ago by epic phlegm Hooha
Someone recommended this novel to me (I'm a mathematician who enjoys natural science as a hobby), but I found it extremely disappointing. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jeffrey O. Shallit
Great fun. Gauss and Humboldt will never seem the same again. One stayed as close to home as possible and observed the planets and stars, making mathematical models to explain... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jinson