"With hand-drawn diagrams, wacky humor and assorted facts, Elemental is great fun, taking us to realms beyond anything Mendeleyev ever dreamed of.”
-The Wall Street Journal
“Who said science was dry? Certainly not Tim James."
- The New York Post
"Perfect for students and newcomers to science writing."
- Publisher's Weekly
"A hugely entertaining tour of the periodic table...one of the best non-fiction books of 2018"
- The Daily Mail
"You'll be missing out if you don't read it."
-How It Works magazine
"Any question you can think of is answered beautifully in Elemental."
-The Free Press Journal
In the UK? Buy it here: Elemental
Elemental: US Version
#1 Bestseller!!!!!!! (for about a week)
The Americanized version comes with more sensible spellings...like "Americanized" with a z. Plus we converted temperatures to Fahrenheit and distances to feet. Also, it comes with a free bald Eagle!*
*This is a joke...could you please stop e-mailing me asking where your Eagle is.
In the US? You can buy the Americanized version here: Elemental US Version
"A lucid and humorous layman's guide to quantum mechanics. Even first-time physics readers will come away with a working knowledge."
"Fundamental provides a very entertaining beginners guide to quantum physics."
"Humorous, yet deep...Fundamental will speak to all readers."
-Professor Charles Antoine, Sorbonne University
"Tim James' Fundamental is an outstanding introduction to the seemingly unapproachable world of Quantum Mechanics, filled with enough humour and wit to break the ice."
-Always Trust in Books
"This book should be read to kids in school instead of The Bible!"
Buy it now in the UK: Fundamental
"In the same light-heartedly informative spirit as his previous Elemental, Tim James gives us an entertaining gallop through light years of space science."
-Andrew Crumey, author of The Great Chain of Unbeing
Buy it now in the UK: Astronomical