Author(s): Paul Parsons
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Physics = tedious and unfathomable, right? No longer. If you thought physics was all about measuring the temperature of an ice bucket or trying to understand complicated equations, think again. How to Destroy the Universe will make you see the world around us through fresh eyes.
Dr Paul Parsons is a regular contributor to Nature, New Scientist and the Daily Telegraph. He was formerly editor of the BBC's award-winning science and technology magazine Focus. The Science of Doctor Who (Icon Books), was longlisted for the Royal Society Prize for Science Books. His last book was Science 1001, published by Quercus.