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We Need to Talk About Kelvin: What everyday things tell us about the universe Paperback – 2 Sep 2010

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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: 286,298 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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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Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is currently cosmology consultant of the weekly science magazine New Scientist. His most recent books are We Need to Talk About Kelvin, Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You, The Never-Ending Days of Being Dead, Tweeting The Universe and What A Wonderful World. He also wrote The Solar System, the bestselling app for iPad, which won the Future Book Award 2011.


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