The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

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Chronicle Books, Sep 26, 2012 - Art - 160 pages
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A science book like no other, The Where, the Why, and the How turns loose 75 of today's hottest artists onto life's vast questions, from how we got here to where we are going. Inside these pages some of the biggest (and smallest) mysteries of the natural world are explained in essays by real working scientists, which are then illustrated by artists given free rein to be as literal or as imaginative as they like. The result is a celebration of the wonder that inspires every new discovery. Featuring work by such contemporary luminaries as Lisa Congdon, Jen Corace, Neil Farber, Susie Ghahremani, Jeremyville, and many more, this is a work of scientific and artistic exploration to pique the interest of both the intellectually and imaginatively curious.
  

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Review: The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

User Review  - Dav - Goodreads

Most of the illustrations were much too abstract and useless for my tastes. The text was moderately good, with mix of interesting and not so interesting subjects. All in all though it was a pretty big ... Read full review

Review: The Where, the Why, and the How: 75 Artists Illustrate Wondrous Mysteries of Science

User Review  - Gray .K - Goodreads

I usually love nonfiction books but this one was okay. This book was very interesting from the looks of the cover but once read it wasn't so good. This was because he questions asked were never about ... Read full review

Contents

How does the brain give rise
144
Why are humans and chimps
150
be How do cells talk to each other?
156

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Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman, and Matt Lamothe are partners in ALSO, a design firm based in Chicago and New York that has won numerous awards. Julia is author of the popular blog Book By Its Cover.

Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman, and Matt Lamothe are partners in ALSO, a design firm based in Chicago and New York that has won numerous awards. Julia is author of the popular blog Book By Its Cover.

Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman, and Matt Lamothe are partners in ALSO, a design firm based in Chicago and New York that has won numerous awards. Julia is author of the popular blog Book By Its Cover.

David Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have been translated into dozens of languages.

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