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Deep Simplicity by John Gribbin
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Sep 16, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: biology, mathematics, science, physics, favorites
Read in September, 2011

I have many John Gribbin books, and have enjoyed every one of them so far.

I found it interesting that this book covers material such as the emergence of life, chaos theory, thermodynamics and the arrow of time, and much more. I have read books on the arrow of time, and found them less satisfying than this one. I have read Richard Dawkins' "The Greatest Show on Earth", which powerfully argues for Evolution, but I found parts of this book to be more interesting than Dawkins' descriptions.

This book covers a lot of territory, but it does it in a very accessible way. It is very interesting, and is very well written. It held my interest over a wide range of topics.

Highly recommended!

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