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Only a Trillion

Isaac Asimov Abelard-Schuman, 1957 - Science - 195 pages 1 Review A popular presentation of the case for the extension of statistical methods into little-known areas of science and pure chance.

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A chemical holiday— and only professionals should go along. The humor comes off- preposterously enough for anyone- but the technical terms are forbidding despite explication, the research and ... Read full review

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I lost a copy of this book in high school. It was given to me by my favorite teacher, and I've never forgotten that. There was some interesting aspect to the content that never let me go, either. So ... Read full review

Contents

The Atoms that Van1sh 11 The Explos1ons W1th1n Us 25 Hemoglob1n and the Un1verse 38 Copyright
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Title Only a Trillion Author Isaac Asimov Publisher Abelard-Schuman, 1957 Original from the University of Michigan Digitized Aug 30, 2006 Length 195 pages &nbsp &nbsp Export Citation BiBTeX EndNote RefMan About Google Books - Privacy Policy - Terms of Service - Information for Publishers - Report an issue - Help - Google Home