Brilliant - Jane Brox

Jane Brox’s Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light (Mariner, $15.95) is fascinating and compulsively readable. Brilliant is saturated with research and amazing facts about the subject, but, even more, it explains the reciprocal relationship between science and society. From the stone lamps that facilitated our first cave paintings to an overabundance of modern light that impedes our observation of the stars, Brox takes us step by step through our own history, and how our mastery of light has shaped who we are.

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ISBN: 9780547520346
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Published: Mariner Books - July 7th, 2011