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Origins: the scientific story of creation: Jim Baggott **** 7 October 2015 - A brave attempt to tell the whole story of creation from the big bang to the evolution of humans. The scale tends to overwhelm the reader.
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13.8: John Gribbin **** 3 October 2015 - this master British science writer gives us a definitive compact history of the attempts to discover the age of the universe.
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The Master Algorithm: Pedro Domingos *** 24 September 2015 - A fascinating topic: how machine learning can transform the world. But not put across in the most effective fashion.

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