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The best American science writing 2004

Author: Dava Sobel; Jesse Cohen
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An annual compilation features a selection of the year's most significant writings on key scientific developments in genetics, physics, cognition, evolutionary theory, astronomy, and other fields.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dava Sobel; Jesse Cohen
ISBN: 0060726393 9780060726393 0060726407 9780060726409
OCLC Number: 56529238
Description: xi, 270 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Stripped for parts / Jennifer Kahn --
Desperate measures / Atul Gawande --
Mars as bright as Venus / John Updike --
Fun with physics / K.C. Cole --
Strange nuggets / Oliver Morton --
Mapping of cosmos backs big bang theory / Keay Davidson --
Gravity in reverse / Neil DeGrasse Tyson --
One cosmic question, too many answers / Dennis Overbye --
How to grow old / Sherwin B. Nuland --
Signs of life / Aaron E. Hirsh --
Reading minds / Ian Parker --
Science of strategy / Tom Siegfried --
Cracking the Harvard X-files / Kaja Perina --
A Tense border's more peaceful past / John Noble Wilford --
Comet's tale: on the science of apocalypse / Tom Bissell --
Transsexual frogs / Elizabeth Royte --
Leashing the rattlesnake / Susan Milius --
What Galileo saw / Michael Benson --
Celestial spectroscopy: making reality fit the myth / Barbara J. Becker --
Patient predator / Kevin Patterson --
Cruising on the ark of taste / Michael Pollan --
Columbia's last flight / William Langewiesche --
We are all a part of nature / Diane Ackerman.
Responsibility: editor, Dava Sobel ; series editor, Jesse Cohen.

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An annual compilation features a selection of the year's most significant writings on key scientific developments in genetics, physics, cognition, evolutionary theory, astronomy, and other fields.

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