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  • A delight. Popular science doesn't come much better than this

    Independent
  • Barrow brings his charm and wit to provide an account that is highly engaging

    Nature
  • Science writing at its best. A cutting-edge scientist and a proven writer tackles a subject of infinite fascination. As page-turning as a detective story

    Good Book Guide
  • If you enjoy a good intellectual wrestle, this book is for you

    Daily Mail

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