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I will be cataloguing any errors in the book here.

1. On page 69 of the book, I write that "the French polymath Gustave Le Bon reported in 1903, with some hyperbole, that Rutherford himself had 'playfully suggested to the writer the disquieting idea that, could a proper detonator be discovered, an explosive wave of atomic disintegration might be started through all matter which would transmute the whole mass of the globe into helium or similar gases.'" In fact, this was written not by Le Bon but by W. C. D. Whetham in his 1904 book The Recent Development of Physical Science.

2. On page 394, the figure description reads "Good/Note Bad > Good/Bad." This should be "Good/Not Bad > Good/Bad."


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