"Loads of good explaining, with reminders, time and again, of how much remains unknown, neatly putting the death of science into perspective."
Bryson (I'm a Stranger Here Myself
, 1999, etc.), a man who knows how to track down an explanation and make it confess, asks the hard questions of science—e.g., how did things get to be the way they are?—and, when possible, provides answers.
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