July 20, 2019

Review: The Atom & the Apple by Sébastien Balibar.

Science is frequently taught as a set of axioms and tables free of mystery. The course has been charted, everything worth knowing has been known. But shouldn’t we teach the unknown as well? How do we know what we know? Recently, an enlightening book entitled The Atom & the Apple published by Princeton Press arrived on our doorstep. Like Sagan and Clarke, its author once again injects the wonder back in science.

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