25 big ideas: the science that's changing our world

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Oneworld, Sep 30, 2005 - Science - 186 pages
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From the Big Bang to the Theory of Everything via the Selfish Gene and GM crops, Robert Matthews unveils twenty-five of the most revolutionary ideas in 21st century science. He describes the astonishing insights they give into the workings of nature - and the human story behind their discovery. The result is an essential guide to the cutting edge of science and what it reveals about the universe and our place within it.

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Contents

Consciousness
3
Small World Theory
11
Game Theory
19
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Robert Matthews is Visiting Reader in Science at Aston University, Birmingham.

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