Nothing: Surprising Insights Everywhere from Zero to Oblivion
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About the Author
Established in 1956, New Scientist is the fastest-growing and bestselling science magazine in the world, reaching over 3 million readers through its print and digital channels. Its series of accessible popular science books, which debuted in 2005, has sold well over 2 million copies worldwide. Jeremy Webb, who has worked at New Scientist for over twenty-three years, is editor-in-chief.
One of Brain Pickings Best Science Books of 2014
"A terrific collection of essays and articles exploring everything from vacuum to the birth and death of the universe to how the concept of zero gained wide acceptance in the 17th century after being shunned as a dangerous innovation for 400 years . . . . Each of the essays in Nothing is nothing short of fascinating.-- "Brain Pickings"
The collection on a whole takes a fun and accessible tone with easily digestable insights and discoveries . . . the reading is breezy, proving it doesn't take a scientist to know about nothing.-- "Publishers Weekly"