The Best American Science Writing

The Best American Science Writing

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Presents essays on animals, the universe, physics, flowers, and other topics by contributors including Peter Canby, Natalie Angier, Michael Klesius, and Joseph D'Agnese.

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This collection of 19 recent articles from science magazines offers glimpses of new realms of discovery and thought. Physicist Steven Weinberg challenges the idea that the universe has a designer; Darwinian theorist Stephen Jay Gould makes a claim for the man whose ideas Darwin discredited; and Timothy Ferris proposes a realistic alternative to interstellar travel. Gleick is a former reporter and editor of the New York Times . His three previous popular science books have been translated into nearly 30 languages. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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The first volume in a new annual series featuring the finest science writing by American authors offers a remarkable selection of works on topics ranging from biochemistry and physics to evolutionary theory, cognition, and astronomy, by Stephen Jay Gould, Timothy Ferris, Deborah M. Gordon, Susan McCarthy, Peter Galison, and other notable writers.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2000-
ISBN: 9780060197346
Branch Call Number: 500 Bes 2000
Characteristics: v
Additional Contributors: Gleick, James


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