The Restless Heart of Matter and Life
By M. Haw
Palgrave MacMillan, Hardcover, 9781403986030, 197pp.
Publication Date: November 28, 2006
"A delightful story of an overlooked and underappreciated science and the scientists who made it. The writing never falters." --Mark Buchanan, author of Nexus "Haw's excellent descriptions ensure that concepts normally encountered only at degree level are just part of a riveting story." --Chemistry World "An accessible and racy account -- there is something for everyone in this highly enjoyable little book." --Nature "Fast-paced, witty - with vignettes of the great minds who flung science into the modern era." --American Scientist