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David Bodanis taught for many years a survey of intellectual history at the University of Oxford
Crèdit de la imatge: Random House

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danielskatz | Hi ha 3 ressenyes més | Dec 26, 2023 |
Enjoyable quick read which explains the formula and has lots of links to further reading. Well worth it.
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SteveMcI | Hi ha 33 ressenyes més | Dec 21, 2023 |
Bodanis describes the history of the science leading up to Einstein's research and the related work that came after it. Emphasis on the word history here. While Bodanis does try to give the reader an intuition of the science (probably in ways that would make a real scientist cringe on occasion), it is not really his focus. The real focus is the story of the equation and the people involved in its history. While Bodanis does take some liberties speculating on the feelings and motivations of some of the participants, the book is full of interesting things that I did not know about the scientists. Also, by focusing on the equation, the reader gets to see a scientific history sliced in a unique and intriguing way. Altogether, a good fluffy science book.… (més)
 
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eri_kars | Hi ha 33 ressenyes més | Jul 10, 2022 |
nonfiction (fictionalized). I didn't care for the writing style--a bit too cluttered/dense for me to enjoy.
 
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reader1009 | Hi ha 4 ressenyes més | Jul 3, 2021 |

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