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.
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Asimov attempts to explain the unexplainable to non-scientists in three hundred pages. It doesn't work, but a nice effort nonetheless. Read full review