The ultimate reference guide to the worlds of science from quantum theory and the origin of life, to genetic modification and space exploration.
35 physics things you really wanted to know the answers for - but were too afraid to ask.
This clearly written and lavishly illustrated book offers captivating accounts of 100 of the most important scientific key concepts and their discoveries.
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