# Culture and history

### Bookshelf

The Fly in the Cathedral by Brian Cathcart, Viking. Hardback ISBN 0670883212, £14.99. The “fly” in question is the nucleus and the “cathedral” is the atom, and this is the...

### Bookshelf

Modern Cosmology by Scott Dodelson, Academic Press. ISBN 0122191412, £39.95 ($70). Particle Astrophysics by Donald Perkins, Oxford University Press. Hardback ISBN 0198509510, £44.95 ($74.50)...