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Nature Review

In case you missed it, Nature (subscription required) had this to say about The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: Who knew symmetry could be so brilliantly entertaining? Physicist Dave Goldberg slings the reader straight in at the deep end of … Continue reading

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Nature Review!

This one is too good not to post! The July 4 issue of Nature enthuses: Who knew symmetry could be so brilliantly entertaining? Physicist Dave Goldberg slings the reader straight in at the deep end of this big physics concept, … Continue reading

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Something that almost made me cry

A few days ago, something interesting came up on my google alerts. Ayla, a 14 year old sea captain or pirate or something like that had written a blog entry on her favorite summer reading, and under “Science That’s Fun … Continue reading

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Sizing up the Universe

Let’s get the full disclosure out of the way early: Rich Gott is a friend of mine, he was a professor of mine in grad school, and I’m acknowledged in his book. You could be forgiven for thinking that I’m … Continue reading

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Slashdot Review

AlfredW (Full Disclosure: he’s a grad student at Drexel, but one over whom I have absolutely no power anymore), wrote a very nice write-up at slashdot. A brief quote: A User’s Guide to the Universe (hereinafter “A User’s Guide”) is … Continue reading

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Christian Science Monitor Review

Hey all, the Christian Science Monitor did a very nice write-up of our book. “Physics for the Rest of Us” — The Christian Science Monitor: If you’ve ever wondered what happened before the big bang or where the universe is … Continue reading

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Want some good reads?

Wiley is sponsoring a contest at goodreads. There will be a drawing of some sort, and if you are one of the lucky 15 chosen, you win a free copy of the book. It’s that easy! Also, I think you’re … Continue reading

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