The Magic of Reality

How We Know What's Really True

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Descripción editorial

Magic takes many forms. The ancient Egyptians explained the night by suggesting that the goddess Nut swallowed the sun. The Vikings believed a rainbow was the gods' bridge to earth. These are magical, extraordinary tales. But there is another kind of magic, and it lies in the exhilaration of discovering the real answers to these questions. It is the magic of reality - science.

Packed with inspiring explanations of space, time and evolution, laced with humour and clever thought experiments, The Magic of Reality explores a stunningly wide range of natural phenomena. What is stuff made of? How old is the universe? What causes tsunamis? Who was the first man, or woman? This is a page-turning, inspirational detective story that not only mines all the sciences for its clues but primes the reader to think like a scientist too.

Richard Dawkins elucidates the wonders of the natural world to all ages with his inimitable clarity and exuberance in a text that will enlighten and inform for generations to come.

GÉNERO
Ciencia y naturaleza
PUBLICADO
2012
21 de junio
IDIOMA
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
272
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Transworld
VENTAS
The Random House Group Limited
TAMAÑO
2.3
MB

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TheFlyingBee ,

Astonishing

It beautifully explains diverse topics comparing myths and science. You’ll fall in love with the real cause of everything throughout science.

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