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A very human-interest view on fusion history. Seife maintains some inter-character antagonisms that might be slightly skewed toward drama, but it mostly is effective in keeping... Read morePublished 6 months ago by yep-ok
This was a very enjoyable book to read. I expected it to be quite dry since it is about the history of fusion; however, the author does a great job of keeping it interesting and... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Shaba
informative and though sympathetic some characters in the story, quite comprehensive to both sides in the history of fusion and fission power-ups.Published 10 months ago by Victor C Vosen
I often watch Discovery Channel and especially the BBC documentary ("Can we Make a Star on Earth-2009", Brian Cox), about fusion energy. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Cheng Fan Soon
I loved this book. It is written with wit and honesty. Very incisive analysis into both physics an the fallibility of human beings.Published 21 months ago by J. Cronin
Another excellent read by Seife. I was caught up in the recent public exuberance in regard to controlled fusion as the answer to free energy, until I read this book and learned... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Vladimir Zuzukin
Great book. Wry readable and informative. Presents the history of fusion research in an easily understood format for a non physicist.Published on February 2, 2014 by RPAbramowitz