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14 June 2010

Book review: "The Edge of Physics", or the human drive to understand the unimaginable

This post is the first of a series that will review new popular science books. In his 2010 book The Edge of Physics, Anil Ananthaswamy, a consulting editor at New Scientist, wants to provide the general reader with an easily understood survey of current investigations in physics, specifically in cosmology. On first glance, one might conclude that Ananthaswamy is simply adding to the recently emerged genre of popular science combined …


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