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Branches: Nature's patterns: a tapestry in three parts (Nature's Patterns : a Tapestry in Three Parts) by [Ball, Philip]
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Wideranging, intelligent and non-dogmatic triology of books. (Martin Kemp, Times Literary Supplement)

'Branches' is a slim tome, generously illustrated with photographs, charts and mathematical models. (Financial Times,)

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Philip Ball is a freelance writer and a consultant editor for Nature, where he previously worked as an editor for physical sciences. He is a regular commentator in the scientific and popular media on science and its interactions with art, history and culture. His ten books on scientific subjects include The Self-Made Tapestry: Pattern Formation in Nature, H2O: A Biography of Water, The Devil's Doctor: Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science, and Critical Mass: How One Thing Leads To Another, which won the 2005 Aventis Prize for Science Books. He was awarded the 2006 James T. Grady - James H. Stack award by the American Chemical Society for interpreting chemistry for the public. Philip studied chemistry at Oxford and holds a doctorate in physics from the University of Bristol. His latest book The Music Instinct published in February 2010.

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  • Print Length: 227 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0199604886
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford; 1 edition (10 Sept. 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B001NLL7RU
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