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  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (2 Sept. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571244033
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571244034
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.5 x 20 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 36 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 189,599 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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 an alternate Paperback edition.

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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.

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