Atom: Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos
The legendary Isaac Asimov starts what is perhaps the finest of all his books with a simple query: How finely can a piece of matter be divided? But like many simple questions, this one leads readers on a far-flung quest for a final answer, a search that encompasses such fascinating phenomena as light and electricity and their components--strange but real bits of matter that challenge our assumptions about the very nature of time and space. 40 illustrations.
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In one word, this book is "AWESOME".....A very promising book from Isaac Asimov, which is no wonder at all. It will keep you hooked until you've finished reading it. A very worthwhile and pleasant read.
Review: Atom: Journey Across the Subatomic Cosmos (Truman Talley)User Review - Goodreads
What's really wonderful about Atom is that it puts subatomic physics into the context of history. When you learn science in the classroom, often the question "How do we know these things?" is left ...