The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2010

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Freeman Dyson, renowned physicist and public intellectual, edits this year's volume of the finest science and nature writing.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Hartcourt, c2010
ISBN: 9780547327846
0547327846
ISSN: 1530-1508
Branch Call Number: 500 BES 2010
Characteristics: xxv, 385 p. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Dyson, Freeman J.
Folger, Tim

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Nov 24, 2011

The believer / Andrew Corsello -- One giant leap to nowhere / Tom Wolfe -- The missions of astronomy / Steven Weinberg -- Cosmic vision / Timothy Ferris -- Seeking new earths / Timothy Ferris -- Don't! / Jonah Lehrer -- Out of the past / Kathleen McGowan -- Brain games / John Colapinto -- The alpha accipiter / Gustave Axelson -- Flight of the Kuaka / Don Stap -- Modern Darwins / Matt Ridley -- The superior civilization / Tim Flannery -- Still blue / Kenneth Brower -- The Lazarus effect / Jane Goodall -- Darwin's first clues / David Quammen -- All you can eat / Jim Carrier -- A formula for disaster / Felix Salmon -- Not so silent spring / Dawn Stover -- The Catastrophist / Elizabeth Kolbert -- The sixth extinction Elizabeth Kolbert -- Scraping bottom / Robert Kunzig -- A life of its own / Michael Specter -- Purpose-driven life / Brian Boyd -- The monkey and the fish / Philip Gourevitch -- Graze anatomy / Richard Manning -- Hearth surgery / Burkhard Bilger -- Green Giant / Evan Osnos -- India, enlightened / George Black.

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