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The joy of science, the existence of God, and Galileo's finger

with chemist Peter Atkins

November 3, 2007
1 hours 25 minutes
Peter Atkins


Peter Atkins is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford, Fellow of Lincoln College. He is the author of nearly 60 books, including Galileo’s Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science; Four Laws that Drive the Universe; and the world-renowned textbook Physical Chemistry. He has been a visiting professor in France, Israel, New Zealand, China, and Japan, and continues to lecture widely throughout the world.

Books by Peter Atkins:

Four Laws That Drive the Universe, 2007

Atkins' Molecules, 2003

Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science, 2004