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One Two Three...Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science

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  • Posted June 15, 2013

    For all scientific minds

    Great science classic, a must read for all budding scientists!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2013

    This would be a great book, but not a great nook book

    I totally enjoyed reading this book. The author was clear and entertaining however as a nook book the figures/tables he was inevitably going to reference (after all it is a book about math!) were either impossible or nearly impossible to see as they were scanned for the nook. Because of this it became difficult to follow because I couldn't see the tables. Enlarging the font along with other things I tried to make them more readable failed. Disappointing as a nook book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2003

    One Two Three...Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science

    Intellectual treats, whimsy, but deep. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Gamow himself. Much of it can be understood by a child, and other parts might require a little concentration. All of it is great fun. The author Gamow started in nuclear physics, during the Golden Age of Physics, worked with Niels Bohr, then later in the US, on the Manhattan Project during WWII, and after the war, he was professor in Boulder Colorado. The books he wrote are pearls, and they have been equally popular with my parent's generation as with mine. Luckely some have been reprinted! Other Gamow titles: Biography of Physics, Atomic Energy [dedicated to the hope of lasting peace], Physics of the Strapless Evning Gown,...We are lucky that Dover has reprinted some of them. Do more Dover!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 1, 2003

    One Two Three...Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science

    Intellectural treats, whimsy, but deep. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Gamow himself. Much of it can be understood by a child, and other parts might require a little concentration. All of it is great fun. The author Gamow started in nuclear physics, during the Golden Age of Physics, worked with Niels Bohr, then later in the US, on the Manhattan Project during WWII, and after the war, he was professor in Boulder Colorado. The books he wrote are pearls, and they have been equally popular with my parent's generation as with mine. Luckely some have been reprinted! Other Gamow titles: Biography of Physics, Atomic Energy [dedicated to the hope of lasting peace], Physics of the Strapless Evning Gown,...We are lucky that Dover has reprinted some of them. Do more Dover!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2000

    This book changed lives around the world

    Many of us began our journey into science and mathematics with this book. The reviews at the other book site show how many of us were changed in our young lives by this book. Buy it for every child you know.

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