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Oct 27, 2009
| ISBN 9780143116349
Oct 30, 2008
| ISBN 9781101078990
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Oct 27, 2009 | ISBN 9780143116349
Oct 30, 2008 | ISBN 9781101078990
With his knack for translating science into understandable, anecdotal prose and his trademark dry humor, award-winning science writer Charles Seife presents the first narrative account of the history of fusion for general readers in more than a decade. Tracing the story from its beginning into the twenty-first century, Sun in a Bottle reveals fusion’s explosive role in some of the biggest scientific scandals of all time. Throughout this journey, he introduces us to the daring geniuses, villains, and victims of fusion science. With the giant international fusion project ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) now under construction, it’s clear that the science of wishful thinking is as strong as ever. This book is our key to understanding why.
Charles Seife is the author of five previous books, including Proofiness and Zero, which won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for first nonfiction and was a New York Times notable book. He has written for a wide variety of publications, including… More about Charles Seife
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