George Gamow Writing Styles in One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science

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Perspective

"One, Two, Three. . . Infinity - Facts and Speculations of Science" by George Gamow is written from the third-person perspective. George Gamow is a nuclear physicist and is more than qualified to present the theories and information that are contained in this book. Gamow was one of the world's foremost physicists. Among other advancements, Gamow discovered the theory of radioactive decay. Gamow is touted by the Saturday Review of Literature for his "remarkable ability to combine technical accuracy, choice of material, dignity of expression and readability," in the writing of this book.

Gamow also served as the illustrator for the book. It is obvious that the book was prepared with much care and respect. His hand drawn illustrations are not those of a professional artist but the charm with which they were sketched more than makes up for it.

This book was written in 1960. Since that time, there have...

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