The Universe in Verse

15 Portals to Wonder through Science & Poetry
by Maria Popova, Ofra Amit

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In this book of illustrated essays, Maria Popova, creator of The Marginalian, presents a celebration of the human search for truth and beauty through the lenses of science and poetry.

Poetry and science, as Popova writes in her introduction, "are instruments for knowing the world more intimately and loving it...
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Published By Storey Publishing, LLC

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 112

Publication Date 10/01/2024

ISBN 9781635868838

Dimensions 6 inches x 8 inches

“This book is a wonder. Science writing so often negates the inherent wonder of science, which comes so brilliantly alive here. Something bursts open in the mind. And let me say this: Maria Popova has the rare gift of starting a sentence and leaving you in trance by its end. I'd read anything she writes.”

— Jad Abumrad, creator, Radiolab

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