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Scientific Conversations : Interviews from the New York Times

Scientific Conversations : Interviews from the New York Times - 01 edition

Scientific Conversations : Interviews from the New York Times - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780716746614

ISBN10: 0716746611

Scientific Conversations : Interviews from the New York Times by Claudia Dreifus and Natalie Angier - ISBN 9780716746614
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: W.H. Freeman
Published:
International: No
Scientific Conversations : Interviews from the New York Times by Claudia Dreifus and Natalie Angier - ISBN 9780716746614

ISBN13: 9780716746614

ISBN10: 0716746611


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Summary

38 interviews from Science Times reporter Claudia Dreifus featuring some of the top names in science, including John McPhee, Leon Lederman, Ira Flatow.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword by Natalie Angier Introduction

SKYRIDERS
1) Sir Martin Rees
2) Sir Arthur C. Clarke
3) F. Story Musgrave
4) Freeman J. Dyson
5) Robert Zubrin

EARTH PEOPLE
6) Tanya Atwater
7) John McPhee
8) Michael Balick
9) Martin Wells
10) Luis Baptista

DARWIN'S PROGENY
11) Stephen Jay Gould
12) Francisco Ayala
13) Birute Galdikas
14) Emily Sue Savage-Rumbaugh
15) Anne Fausto-Sterling

CYBRENETICISTS
16) Marvin L. Minsky
17) Anne Foerst
18) Michael Dertouzos
19) John Maeda

COMMUNICATORS
20) Shawn Carlson
21) John Horgan.
22) Ira Flatow

MATH WHIZZES
23 ) Sir Roger Penrose
24 ) Leon M. Lederman
25) Charles Brenner

HEALERS
26) Nancy Padian
28) Nawal M. Nour
29) John Bancroft
30) Susie Orbach
31) Rudolph E. Tanzi fs20
32) Polly Matzinger
33) Benjamin S. Carson

POLICY MAKERS/POLICY CHANGERS
34) Rita Colwell
35) Jeff Getty
36) Stephen Straus
37) Rush Holt
38) Eleanor Baum
39) George E. Brown, Jr. An Idiosyncratic
Bibliography to Science
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