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The Best American Science Writing 2002

Matt Ridley, Alan Lightman - Science - 2002 - 352 pages
If, as Matt Ridley suggests, science is simply the search for new forms of ignorance, then perhaps it follows that with science's advances come new questions. Will human ...
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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 Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

Matt Ridley - Science - 2003 - 416 pages
Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a character who has to keep running to stay in the same place, Matt Ridley demonstrates why sex is ...
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The Agile Gene: How Nature Turns on Nurture

Matt Ridley - Science - 2004 - 352 pages
Armed with extraordinary new discoveries about our genes, acclaimed science writer Matt Ridley turns his attention to the nature-versus-nurture debate in a thoughtful book ...
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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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Song of Two Worlds

Alan Lightman - Mathematics - 2009 - 99 pages
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