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Best American Science Writing 2001 - 01 edition

Best American Science Writing 2001 (ISBN10: 0060936487; ISBN13: 9780060936488)
ISBN13: 978-0060936488
ISBN10: 0060936487

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ISBN13: 978-0066211640
ISBN10: 0066211646

Summary: Gathered from the nation's leading publications by award-winning author Timothy Ferris, The Best American Science Writing 2001 is a dynamic, up-to-date collection of essays and articles by America's most prominent thinkers and writers, addressing the most controversial, socially relevant topics that recent developments in science pose. Among the contributors: Richard Preston examines the contentious business of decoding the human genome. Malcolm Gladwell fo ...show morellows investigators who aim to revolutionize birth control. Tracy Kidder profiles a modern Dr. Schweitzer. Alan Lightman laments what was lost in his transformation from astrophysicist to fiction writer. Natalie Angier makes some surprising discoveries about gender in mandrill society. Stephen Jay Gould investigates the strange contrast between the 1530 poem by a physician that gave us the name for syphilis and the poetry that can be found in the map of the pathogen's genome. Legendary physicist John Archibald Wheeler celebrates the mysteries of quantum mechanics, which still perplex a century after its discovery. And John Updike contributes a witty verse musing on a biological theme. For anyone who wants to journey to science's frontiers, understand more fully its ever-expanding role in our lives, or simply enjoy the thrill of powerful writing on fascinating topics,The Best American Science Writing 2001 is indispensable. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Ecco Press
Published: 12/31/1969
International: No

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