"Entertainingly kinetic.... [Berman] transmits science geekery in vivid prose stuffed with unexpected insights and arresting observations.... Absorbing."—Michael Benson, New York Times
"An engagingly quirky popular treatment of the ongoing debate about the nature of space and time in the universe and our place as both observers and participants."
"Berman has a knack for clearly explaining potentially difficult scientific concepts in layman-friendly terms and applying these concepts to natural phenomena with engaging anecdotes.... Zoom
is an entertaining journey through a variety of scientific fields, accessible even to readers with light science knowledge."—Tobias Mutter, Shelf Awareness
"This light-hearted expedition combines impeccably sound science with a caustic sense of humor...both enlightening and entertaining.... A thoroughly enjoyable and educational journey."—Frank L. Cloutier, The Post and Courier
"If ever there were a physics book to read at the beach, this is it.... Berman is an engaging writer, and Zoom is an entertaining read."—Sheilla Jones, Winnipeg Free Press
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Bob Berman, one of America's top astronomy writers, contributed the popular "Night Watchman" column for Discover
for seventeen years. He is currently a columnist for Astronomy,
a host on Northeast Public Radio, and the science editor of The Old Farmer's Almanac
. He lives in Willow, New York.