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By Tom Clynes; Faber & Faber, €22.60

Taylor Wilson isn’t like other children. In 2009, at the age of 14, he became the youngest person in history to build a functioning nuclear fusion reactor. In this biography, science journalist Tom Clynes offers an infectiously enthusiastic, if personalised, account of Taylor’s unusual story. “I found Taylor’s story during a bleak period in my own life, after my ten-year marriage had fallen apart,” Clynes writes....

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