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101 Things You Don't Know About Science and No One Else Does Either
     

101 Things You Don't Know About Science and No One Else Does Either

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by James Trefil Physics Professor, James S. Trefil (Introduction)
 

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James Trefil takes the reader on a thrilling tour across the borders of current scientific knowledge-from astronomy to genetics, from information technology to cosmology, the great contested questions that preoccupy researchers today and will become headlines tomorrow. In elegant, witty three-page summations, Dr. Trefil "makes sense of science for the rest of us"

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James Trefil takes the reader on a thrilling tour across the borders of current scientific knowledge-from astronomy to genetics, from information technology to cosmology, the great contested questions that preoccupy researchers today and will become headlines tomorrow. In elegant, witty three-page summations, Dr. Trefil "makes sense of science for the rest of us" (Washington Post).

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"It is no mean feat to explain Quasars in Just a few pages." Publishers Weekly

"makes sense of science for the rest of us" The Washington Post

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ISBN-13:
9780395877401
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
11/14/1997
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,378,364
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author


James Trefil, the Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Physics at George Mason University, is the author or coauthor of more than thirty books, including The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy.

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101 Things You Don't Know about Science and No One Else Does Either 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Trefil's book has a format that may be a turnoff for some and turnon for others in that the book contains various small passages on many different topics. I enjoyed it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It had things I didnt even know about. Must have for science fanatics.