Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe (Paperback)
  • Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe (Paperback)
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Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe (Paperback)

Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages
Published: 14/05/2020
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Approachable, compelling and witty, Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand lifts the lid off a myriad  hidden truths that govern our day-to-day lives. The bestselling author of The Ascent of Gravity examines fifty scientific facts essential to understanding some of the vast complexities of our existence, our world and the universe.

Bestselling author Marcus Chown explores some of the most profound and important science about us, our world and the universe with fifty fascinating and mind-bending facts.

Our adventures in space, our deepening understanding of the quantum world and huge leaps in technology over the last century have revealed a universe far stranger than we could ever have imagined. With brilliant clarity and wit, bestselling author Marcus Chown examines the profound science behind fifty remarkable scientific facts that help explain the vast complexities of our existence. Did you know that you could fit the whole human race in the volume of a sugar cube? Or that the electrical energy in a single mosquito is enough to cause a global mass extinction? Or that, out there in the universe, there are an infinite number of copies of you reading an infinite number of copies of this?

Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand is a mind-bending journey through some of the most weird and wonderful facts about our universe, vividly illuminating the hidden truths that govern our everyday lives.

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781789292060
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

An ideal book for those who might not normally consider reading about science, making a great present for a teenager or adult. Excellent stuff. - Brian Clegg, Popular Science

Mind-expanding stuff. - The Sun

This accessible book addresses all your questions about the Big Bang - Science Focus

A genial tour of the universe and its mysteries... Heavy stuff lightly spun - just the thing for the science buff in the house. - Kirkus Reviews

A thought-provoking and funny guide to the universe - John Simpson

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