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The Best American Science Writing 2005

Alan Lightman, Jesse Cohen - Science - 2005 - 320 pages
Together these twenty-seven articles on a wide range of today's most current topics in science, from Oliver Sacks, James Gleick, Atul Gawande, and Natalie Angier, among others ...
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The Future of Spacetime

Kip S. Thorne, Igor D. Novikov, Timothy Ferris, Alan Lightman - Science - 2003 - 220 pages
Presents essays that explore the deepest mysteries of the universe, including black holes, gravity holes, and time travel, by physicists Stephen Hawking, Kip S. Thorne, Igor ...
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Living with the Genie: Essays On Technology And The Quest For Human Mastery

Alan Lightman, Daniel Sarewitz, Christina Desser - Social Science - 2013 - 352 pages
"A group of remarkably penetrating, frank, and expert scientists, techno-wizards, activists, and writers raise provocative questions about what is gained and what is lost in a ...
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Alan Lightman - Fiction - 2007 - 240 pages
Charles, a once-promising poet, is a professor at a minor liberal arts college, admiring of passion but without passion himself. Now living a desperately comfortable existence ...
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Ghost: A Novel

Alan Lightman - Fiction - 2007 - 243 pages
A stunning new novel about an ordinary man's encounter with the extraordinary, from the author of Einstein's Dreams.David Kurzweil, a quiet man with modest ambitions, was ...
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The Discoveries: Great Breakthroughs in 20th-Century Science, Including the ...

Alan Lightman - Science - 2009 - 592 pages
In this captivating and lucid book, novelist and science writer Alan Lightman chronicles twenty-four great discoveries of twentieth-century science--everything from the theory ...
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A Sense of the Mysterious: Science and the Human Spirit

Alan Lightman - Science - 2005 - 240 pages
From the bestselling author of Einstein's Dreams comes this lyrical and insightful collection of science writing that delves into the mysteries of the scientific process and ...
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The Rational Optimist

Matt Ridley - Business & Economics - 2010 - 480 pages
Life is getting better—and at an accelerating rate. Food availability, income, and life span are up; disease, child mortality, and violence are down — all across the globe ...
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Einstein's Dreams

Alan Lightman - Fiction - 2011 - 144 pages
Now available: New signed, boxed edition! An imaginary re-creation of Einstein's discovery of the nature of time, this novel takes us through the young patent clerk's many ...
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Dance for Two: Essays

Alan Lightman - Science - 2011 - 192 pages
The author of Einstein's Dreams now presents a collection of essays, written over the past 20 years, that displays his genius for bringing literary and scientific concerns into ...
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