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The Science of Discworld

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Description for The Science of Discworld Paperback. Helps us to discover how puny and insignificant individual lives are against a cosmic backdrop of creation and disaster. This book shows how the richness of a universe based on rules, has led to a complex world and at least one species that tried to get a grip of what was going on. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: FZC; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 284.

The fantastic first book in the Sunday Times bestselling Science of Discworld series

When a wizardly experiment goes adrift, the wizards of Unseen University find themselves with a pocket universe on their hands: Roundworld, where neither magic nor common sense seems to stand a chance against logic.

The Universe, of course, is our own. And Roundworld is Earth. As the wizards watch their accidental creation grow, we follow the story of our universe from the primal singularity of the Big Bang to the internet and beyond.

Through this ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Number of Pages
416
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780091951702
SKU
V9780091951702
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About Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett (Author) Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books which have sold over 100 million copies worldwide. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he ... Read more

Reviews for The Science of Discworld
The hard science is as gripping as the fiction
The Times
An irreverent but genuinely profound romp through the history and philosophy of science, cunningly disguised as a collection of funny stories about wizards and mobile luggage. More that that, it offers a fresh look at the place that humans hold in the history of the planet
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Goodreads reviews for The Science of Discworld


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