The classic intellectual autobiography of a great theoretical physicist Spanning the years from World War II, when he was a civilian statistician in the operations research section of the Royal Air Force Bomber Command, through his studies with Hans Bethe at Cornell University, his early... read more
While there are some complex scientific concepts that may be difficult to grasp, Dyson goes to great lengths to make the text very available to all readers, regardless of technical competency. The brief descriptions of what a fire storm is in terms of strategic bombing are horrific, but presented in a very sterile, dry way; just the facts are presented. Young adults should not have a problem consuming the book, but it would not mean much to any younger age bracket, let alone be of much interest.
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