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A new popular science book that should be bought for its clever title alone! -- The Independent, September 16, 2009
Chown writes with ease about some of the most brain-bending of concepts. -- BBC Focus Magazine, October 2009
An elegant pop-physics pick'n'mix. -- The Guardian, October 17, 2009
Chown makes cutting-edge science clear and meaningful. His new book will literally change the way you see the world. -- Bookhugger, October 2009
For entertainment value, and driving pace, Kelvin never lets the reader down. -- www.popularscience.co.uk, October 2009 --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
We Need to Talk About Kelvin, by Marcus Chown, is a hugely accessible exploration of the science of the everyday world and the universe, from the bestselling author of Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You and The Solar System.See all Product Description
Chown is always brilliant. Can turn Englih Lit adults like me into science literates.Published 6 months ago by Mrs. Gillian Gabel
It's a while since I read this, but I actually bought it for my teenage son to try and inspire him with some science reading. It worked for me, but I'm already a convert. Read morePublished 9 months ago by TONY MEREDITH
I bought the book Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt by Marcus Chown you which I found very interesting and easy to understand. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Salty Sam
not as simple or interesting as the author claims. worthy effort. old adage true that the more we know the more we see how little we know. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Richard Powell
I really like Marcus Chown and have read a couple of his books, which over all I could understand relatively easily. Read morePublished 16 months ago by bookworm
Gets v complex ideas over well and in the end goes for some big thoughts that we can all have. Enjoyed it and can now explain quantum mechanics to my son.Published 16 months ago by N. Dyne
Very good attempt at explaining some tricky concepts, and full of joyous tidbits. However just as you start to get into it - it finishes...Published 16 months ago by Amazon Customer
Bought to fill in some background reading about temperature, heat and the history of the development of the current theories.Published 18 months ago by Derrick Steed