You Are Here by Christopher Potter

You Are Here

By Christopher Potter

  • Release Date: 2009-10-06
  • Genre: Science & Nature
Score: 4
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“You Are Here is not just physics for poets, but as close to poetry or music as science is ever likely to get. Christopher Potter’s narrative is as imaginative, ingenious, and elegantly concise as it is user-friendly.” — Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind “A personal, brilliant, and often amusing account . . . . An idiosyncratic, encyclopedic blitzkrieg of a book.” —The Boston Globe “The Verdict: Read.” — Time Christopher Potter’s You Are Here is a lively and accessible biography of the universe—how it fits together and how we fit into it—in the style of science writers like Richard Dawkins, Bill Bryson, and Richard Feynman, as seen through the lens of today’s most cutting-edge scientific thinking.

Reviews

  • Mind-blowing

    5
    By bghokie13
    Mind-blowing...that is all one can say. Well written even for the lay person to understand. I suppose if you think the Earth is 10,000 years old then this book is not for you. But if you actually have a quest for knowledge and understanding of our universe then this book is a must!

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