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THE MAGIC FURNACE

by MARCUS CHOWN

  • 258 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by VINTAGE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9274133M
    ISBN 100099578018
    ISBN 109780099578017

      The Magic Furnace: The Search for the Origins of Atoms by Marcus Chown Every atom in our bodies has an extraordinary history. Our blood, our food, our books, our clothes - everything contains atoms forged in blistering furnaces deep inside stars, which were blown into space by those stars' cataclysmic explosions and : Marcus Chown. "The Magic Furnace" presents how various observed facts were put together to understand the reality that surrounds us. The book is written in terms of what each discover knew, understood, or guessed at the time of each discovery - some details aren't "correct" as Reviews:

      Originally published: London: J. Cape, Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Pages:   The Magic Furnace by Marcus Chown, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

    However, the text itself is uncluttered and scientific definitions and qualifications are given in a comprehensive glossary at the end of the book or in footnotes. The Magic Furnace covers   Book Review: The magic furnace: the search for the origin of atoms / Oxford University Press, New York, pp., , ISBN Author: Nick Nichols.


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The Magic Furnace is a very readable piece of science history, and a must for anyone curious about the inner workings of stars and the origin of everything in the universe--including us. It also serves as a reminder that what was once thought incomprehensible is now public knowledge.

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