Publish date: June 6th 2013
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World by Mark Miodownik starts with a stabbing ends with the ability to "rebuild" man. The book leaves the reader with a sense of wonder about what amazing materials surround us and a sense of reflection on things to come. A ca...
Loved it! A layman's introduction to a very complex but all-important field of science--one that touches us all. I give it 4 stars -- for readability and for making a complex subject very approachable.
Ah-mazing. A brief volume packed with insight into how some basic materials of our lives work. The focus of the science is on the structure of the materials and how that affects their functions. He's managed to get to the heart of the matter and explain it well without dumbing it down too much or...