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RE: Epstein Text suggestions

Hi all-
Vern Lindberg writes:
I have just finished reading "The Making of the Atomic Bomb" by Richard Rhodes.
It is a superb book, putting physics in context. It contains a lot of
physics/chemistry with the puzzles of the time well illustrated. e.g. Fermi
doing a neutron activation experiment and getting different results when he did
it on different tables in his lab, one wooden, one marble. It is 800 pages,
but quite cheap in paper.
But see the critical comments in Bernstein's review of Dark Sun
(1st para of the review) in January Physics Today.