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Publisher's Summary

These 18 lucid essays on chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy and biology will help listeners comprehend today's science news.
©2009 James Trefil and Robert M. Hazen; (P)2009 Random House

Critic Reviews

"Lucid and lively. Hazen and Trefil have a particular genius for picturing even formidably abstract ideas in concrete images.... Science Mattersis as good as they get." (The Washington Post Book World)
"Hazen and Trefil are unpretentious, good, down-to-earth, we-can-explain-anything science teachers, the kind you wish you had but never did." (The New York Times)
"Easily one of the finest available single-volume introductions to science." (Kirkus Review)

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