Dancing Naked in the Mind Field (Google eBook)
Here is a multidimensional playland of ideas from the world's most eccentric Nobel-Prize winning scientist. Kary Mullis is legendary for his invention of PCR, which redefined the world of DNA, genetics, and forensic science. He is also a surfer, a veteran of Berkeley in the sixties, and perhaps the only Nobel laureate to describe a possible encounter with aliens. A scientist of boundless curiosity, he refuses to accept any proposition based on secondhand or hearsay evidence, and always looks for the "money trail" when scientists make announcements.
Mullis writes with passion and humor about a wide range of topics: from global warming to the O. J. Simpson trial, from poisonous spiders to HIV, from scientific method to astrology. Dancing Naked in the Mind Field challenges us to question the authority of scientific dogma even as it reveals the workings of an uncannily original scientific mind.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Dancing Naked in the Mind FieldUser Review - Francesca - Goodreads
I have to say that I'm a bit disappointed, I expected more from a Nobel prize winner. The book is full of personal stories, which sometimes are interesting, but they are told in a superficial way ... Read full review
Review: Dancing Naked In The Mind FieldUser Review - Shannon Wright - Goodreads
this is an amazing auto-biography about a crazy science genius, highlighting key aspects of the science community. I would love to hear this man talk in person. He should come to Kenyon College and ... Read full review
Ballando nudi nel campo della mente. Le idee (e le avventure) del più ...
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