Sun in a Bottle

The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking
Product Number: EB00394170
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101078990
Publisher: Penguin Books
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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.

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Author(s): Charles Seife
Original Publish Date: Oct 30, 2008

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Author(s): Charles Seife
Narrator(s): Bill Weideman
Genre: Science
Product Number BL389
Released: Oct 30, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781423377160

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