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Science  28 Jan 2000:
Vol. 287, Issue 5453, pp. 599
DOI: 10.1126/science.287.5453.599

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Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold. Tom Shachtman. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1999. 271 pp. $25. ISBN 0-395-93888-0.

In his first book on science, writer Shachtman provides a fresh perspective on the scientific and commercial histories of cold. His account suffers from numerous factual errors that could have been easily corrected.