The Magicians: Great Minds and the Central Miracle of Science by Marcus Chown

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What does it feel like to be the first person ever to predict something fundamental about the universe? And why is mathematics the perfect language in which to describe it? This is the story of the scientists who, using mathematics, predicted the existence of unknown planets, black holes, invisible waves, ripples in the fabric of space-time, subatomic particles and even antimatter – which other scientists, incredibly, later discovered actually exist.

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Weight 414 g
Dimensions 216 × 135 × 21 mm
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Hardback