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              Books by Charles Seife

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              Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea
               

              Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

              By Seife, Charles

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              This informative and easy-to-read book is the story of the people who battled over the meaning of the mysterious number - the scholars and mystics, the scientists and clergymen - who tried to understand zero.

              ISBN 9780285635944
              Published 12 October 2000 by Profile Books Ltd
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              Alpha And Omega: The Search For The Beginning And The End Of The Universe
                

              Alpha And Omega: The Search For The Beginning And The End Of The Universe (Paperback)

              By Seife, Charles

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              Since a brief history of time scientists have been in the midst of a revolution in cosmology. Gradually, astronomers and physicists are answering questions that have plagued mankind since prehistory. This title reveals the results of the advanced experiments in cosmology ever con ...

              ISBN 9780857500250
              Published 15 February 2011 by Transworld Publishers
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              Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking
                

              Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged)

              By Seife, Charles; Read by Weideman, Bill

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              When weapons builders detonated the first hydrogen bomb in 1952, they tapped into the biggest source of energy in our solar system a the phenomenon that makes the sun shine. Nuclear fusion seems a virtually unlimited source of power, but it has been at the center of a tragic and ...

              ISBN 9781423377177
              Published 30 October 2008 by Brilliance Audio
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              Alpha and Omega: The Search for the Beginning and End of the Universe
               

              Alpha and Omega: The Search for the Beginning and End of the Universe (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Seife, Charles

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              From the award-winning author of Zero come dispatches from science's front lines . . . spiced with fresh discoveries and disputes ( Los Angeles Times ).

              ISBN 9780142004463
              Published 1 June 2004 by Penguin
              Interest Age 18+ years
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              Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information is Explaining Everything in the Cosmos, from Our Brains to Black Holes
               

              Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information is Explaining Everything in the Cosmos, from Our Brains to Black Holes (Paperback)

              By Seife, Charles

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              Lucid and exhilarating, this volume probes the mind-boggling advances in science that are bringing mankind to the brink of a new understanding of the universe, the mysteries of physics, and the nature of space and time.

              ISBN 9780143038399
              Published 30 January 2007 by Penguin
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              Virtual Unreality: The New Era of Digital Deception
               

              Virtual Unreality: The New Era of Digital Deception (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Seife, Charles

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              The author of Zero and Proofiness explains how to tell truth from fantasy in the digital world, and why it matters Today, the Internet allows us to spread information faster and to more people than ever before--never mind whether it's true or not. In Virtual Unreality, mathematic ...

              ISBN 9780143127673
              Published 4 August 2015 by Penguin
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              Proofiness
               

              Proofiness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Seife, Charles

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              The bestselling author of Zero shows how mathematical misinformation pervades and shapes daily lives. Proofiness, as Seife explains in this eye-opening book, is the art of using pure mathematics for impure ends, and he reminds readers that bad mathematics has a dark side.

              ISBN 9780143120070
              Published 27 September 2011 by Penguin
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              Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking
               

              Sun in a Bottle: The Strange History of Fusion and the Science of Wishful Thinking (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Seife, Charles

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              The author of Zero looks at the messy history of the struggle to harness fusion energy, in this work that details the misplaced hopes, controversy, and even comedy of the research teams who have tried to bottle the sun with lasers, magnets, and sound waves. 8-page b&w photo inser ...

              ISBN 9780143116349
              Published 1 October 2009 by Penguin
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              Zero: the Biography of a Dangerous Idea
               

              Zero: the Biography of a Dangerous Idea (Paperback)

              By Seife, Charles; Illustrated by Zimet, Matt

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              The history of a controversial but important number begins with its inventors, the Babylonians, and follows its tumultuous and fascinating story to the present era of supercomputers and quantum physics. Reprint.

              ISBN 9780140296471
              Published 30 November 2000 by Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Alpha And Omega: The Search For The Beginning And The End Of The Universe
                

              Alpha And Omega: The Search For The Beginning And The End Of The Universe (EPUB ebook)

              By Seife, Charles

              Gradually, astronomers and physicists are answering questions that have plagued mankind since prehistory: how was the universe born, how will it end? This book tells the story and reveals results of the advanced experiments in cosmology ever conducted.

              ISBN 9781446465868
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              Language en
              Published 30 June 2011 by Transworld
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