Fresh Renderings of Physics

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Science  14 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5869, pp. 1485
DOI: 10.1126/science.1153590

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Reading Popular Physics. Disciplinary Skirmishes and Textual Strategies. By Elizabeth Leane. Ashgate, Aldershot, Hampshire, England, 2007. 208 pp. $99.95, £50. ISBN 9780754658504.

Viewing popular science as the presentation of science content through the techniques of literature, the author explores popular presentations of quantum mechanics, the big bang, chaos, and complexity.