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Tweeting the Universe: Tiny Explanations of Very Big Ideas

by Marcus Chown

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I know the blurb makes this book sound boring but it really isn't. In fact, it is chock full of fascinating facts about some very interesting topics. The authors have managed to explain the answers to very large questions in small easy-to-understand tweets, making this book an excellent choice for the layperson. It would also be great as a beginners guide for those interested in delving deeper into science of physics.

Overall, this is a book I would recommend to any reader with the least bit of interest in science, the universe or the world around us. ( )
  seldombites | Jan 21, 2013 |
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In 140 pages, two masterly popularisers present 140 explanations of the biggest questions in physics - in the form of 10 or so tweets per page. They set themselves the challenge of boiling down what is essential on each subject into sentences of 140 characters, and the results are both entertaining and brilliantly informative. Not a word is wasted.… (more)

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