- Paperback: 312 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press (October 18, 2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0198502435
- ISBN-13: 978-0198502432
- Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 0.7 x 7.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 13 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,464,428 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Philip Ball, an editor at Nature since 1988, has written many scientific articles on all topics for the popular press. His first book, Designing the Molecular World, won the American Association of Publishers award for books on chemistry.
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