What is everything around us made of, and how did it get there? What arcane secrets hide in the modern alchemist's lab? Is there a hidden order to matter itself, known only to a select few? You hold in your hands the probably the smallest guide ever to the building blocks of the universe. This book is a lightning tour of things small, things invisible, and some things so minute and strange that no scientist is sure they actually exist.
Written by Matt Tweed.
Paperback, 278 pp.
Measures 17 x 24cm.
100% recycled paper.
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