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Brīžiem grāmata vairāk līdzinās puzlei ar dažādām kustīgajām daļām, kuras galvā jāapvieno vienotā mehānismā, bet tad katrreiz atkal ir klāt nākamā spilgtā, krietni tiešākā veiā izbaudāmā aina, tāpēc nogurums tā arī neiestājas.
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"Grāmatas autore, par galvas tiesu pārspēj lielāko daļu populārzinātnisko grāmatu rakstītājus, Hokingsu un Grīnu ieskaitot. Lasot šo grāmatu es beidzot sapratu, kas ir brānas un kā tās savienojamas ar stīgām. Sapratu arī visu to ņemšanos ar Klauza-..." Read more of this review »
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"Jau pagājis gandrīz gads, kopš iepriekšējās Kultūras sērijas grāmatas izlasīšanas. Nolēmu atsākt lasīt sēriju un ķerties klāt grāmatai, kura pēc būtības bija pamatā manai nelasīšanai. Kaut kur uzzināju, ka šī grāmata ir vis nesaistītākā no visām s..." Read more of this review »
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Nav tāda īsti superklasiska stāsta, bet gandrīz visi ir ļoti augstā līmenī, met cilpas kaut kur augstu virs galvas, bet tā arī nelaižoties lejā, lai ķertos pie rīkles.
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