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Volume 86 | Number 4 | July-August 1998


Lovers of Popularized Science Will Find Teacup Half Empty

Randall Black

A review of The Universe and the Teacup: The Mathematics of Truth and Beauty, by K. C. Cole.

Like the Early Universe Itself, CosmicPrimer Crams a Lot into Small Package

Chris Impey

A review of The Little Book of the Big Bang: A Cosmic Primer, by Craig J. Hogan.

Back in the High Life

Mistakes on the Lake

Feynmaniacs Should Read this Review, Skip Lecture Collection, Save 22 Simoleons

David Goodstein

A review of The Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen Scientist, by Richard P. Feynman.


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