A brief, non-mathematical introduction to quantum theory and relativity. Succeeds magnificently. -- New Humanist, December 2007
Chown proves it is perfectly possible to explain hard physics without needing mathematics and graphs. Thoroughly recommended. -- BBC Sky at Night, January 2008
Lay readers, delighted by Chown's vivid imagery and lively humour, will experience several happy Eureka moments. -- The Times, November 17, 2007
Science doesn't come harder than this but Chown makes it all look so easy. -- New Scientist, December 1, 2007
Weird, sexy and mind-blowing. It's remarkable the number of new ways Chown has found to explain difficult and abstract concepts.
-- Nature, April 13, 2006
'A must-read for anyone who wants to better understand this crazy universe we live in. Superb.'
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