"Easily accessible and packed with research."
"…it's interesting and it's intelligent … the book is really not that hard to read and not as dry as a soya biscuit…"
"…a very readable account of the major concepts in today's science."
"With its very accessible accounts of complex ideas and with its impressive range of topics, it is my opinion that it cannot fail to be a handy companion for making sense of the implications of the latest developments in science."
" Matthews makes important and exciting ideas accessible."
--Favourable mention in article entitled "Under The Microscope" by Professor William Reville