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It is an entertaining introduction to the field for both specialists and the more general public.
-Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie
This book is full of goodies. It is a romp through and around sphere packings and its relatives. From the catchy titles of the sections to the charming photographs, anecdotes, verses, quotes, snipettes of philosophy there is so much to enjoy
All the diagrams and the many photographs of models are excellent.
-William Moser, Zentralblatt Math
This is an excellent read!
-Short Book Reviews
The book is a treasure trove of intriguing examples, often accompanied by useful illustrations.
We are very fortunate to have available the book by Aste and Weaire, a real gem, which can be enjoyed by all audiences with at least some college experience.
-The Mathematical Association of American --This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.