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Discuss: December Book Club Picks

Through Two Doors at Once: The Elegant Experiment That Captures the Enigma of Our Quantum Reality by Anil Ananthaswamy

 

9781101986097_augThe intellectual adventure story of the “double-slit” experiment first challenged our understanding of light and then the nature of reality itself, and continues to almost 200 years later.

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The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes

 

9780684813783Here for the first time, in rich, human, political, and scientific detail, is the complete story of how the bomb was developed, from the turn-of-the-century discovery of the vast energy locked inside the atom to the dropping of the first bombs on Japan.

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Playing with Infinity: Mathematical Explorations and Excursions by Rózsa Péter

 

9780486232652This popular account of the many mathematical concepts relating to infinity is one of the best introductions to this subject and to the entire field of mathematics. Using little algebra and no mathematical formulas, Péter has written an unusual book that will interest even people in the humanities and other fields.

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