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The Chemists’ War 1914-18: Michael Freemantle *** 28 May 2015 - A collection of diverse essays on the use of chemical materials in warfare - far more history than science, but has some interesting highlights.
Higgs Force: Nicholas Mee ***** 28 May 2015 - Although not perfect in its history of science, the first book we’ve seen that succeeds in explaining the role of symmetry in modern particle physics.
Einstein’s Masterwork: John Gribbin **** 16 May 2015 - An excellent way to get a feel for Einstein the man, and a simple, easy to grasp overview of relativity theory from the doyen of British science writers - an ideal marker for this centenary year.
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