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Hardcover | Out of Print | 301 pp. | 5.2 x 7.9 in | November 1979 | ISBN: 9780262230988
Paperback | $21.95 X | £16.95 | 301 pp. | 5.2 x 7.9 in | November 1979 | ISBN: 9780262730525
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Knowledge and Wonder, Second Edition

The Natural World as Man Knows It


More than 100,000 copies of the first edition of Knowledge and Wonder have been sold, both in the U.S. and abroad. Written expressly for the general reader and beginning science student, the book describes our present scientific understanding of natural phenomena and the universality of that understanding and its human significance.

About the Author

Victor F. Weisskopf was Institute Professor Emeritus and Professor of Physics Emeritus at MIT.