Category: Atom

  • More praise for The Atom

    More praise for The Atom

    My book “The Atom – A Visual Tour” continues to sell well, and has received lots of really great reviews. Here’s a snippet of an in-depth review from physicist James Marshall Smith, at the New York Review of Books: To say that the book covers a vast array of topics is an understatement, as it…

  • GrrlScientist on ‘The Atom’

    GrrlScientist on ‘The Atom’

    I am very pleased that ‘The Atom’ has been listed on the wonderful GrrlScientist’s list of top ten science books of 2018. She says: “The Atom is an engaging and visually appealing overview of physics and chemistry, as well as the history of our thinking about atoms and their structure: how atomic interactions create the…

  • The Atom … to be published in September 2018

    The Atom … to be published in September 2018

    In a follow up to ‘The Cell‘, I have just finished writing the text for ‘The Atom’, to be published in September 2018 by the same publisher, Ivy Press (part of the Quarto group). This time, it is being published in association with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is very exciting. Watch this space…

  • The Cell … and The Atom

    The Cell … and The Atom

    I was delighted to learn a few weeks ago that my book The Cell, published by the lovely people at Ivy Press, in association with Chicago University Press, is a finalist in the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s ‘Excellence in Science Books Prize’. The other finalists are amazing, so just being picked is a great honour.…