• "Gripping and absorbing... Faust in Copenhagen is written with a style and skill that makes it an early contender for Science book of the of the best I have read in a long time, and which can be whole heartedly recommended"

    Literary Review
  • "Lively and accessible"

    New Humanist
  • "[Segrè] demonstrates a knack for explaining weird conundrums and a humane sympathy for the wrong turnings and moral difficulties of his heroes"

    Steven Poole, Guardian
  • "Segrè unravels the tensions and conflicts within the group, both personal and scientific, and of the different approaches to the task of making mathematical sense of the weirdness of the subatomic world"

    Kenan Malik, Daily Telegraph
  • "Faust in Copenhagen provides an engaging glimpse of the process of scientific discovery"

    Sunday Telegraph