Flanagan's Version: A Spectator's Guide to Science on the Eve of the 21st Century

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A.A. Knopf, 1988 - Science - 272 pages
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This brilliantly clear and lively book gives a vivid account of humankind's scientific journey toward an understanding of the world around us--and a lucid picture of what we know on the eve of the 21st century.

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Published in 1988, I recall reading this very quickly, and enjoying it. The author was for a long time the editor of Scientific American. The political considerations mentioned about science policy ... Read full review

Flanagan's version: a spectator's guide to science on the eve of the 21st century

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Flanagan, editor of Scientific American for more than 35 years, continues to explain science to nonscientists in his new book. Chapters describing the theoretical fundamentals of modern physics ... Read full review

Contents

A MASTER KEY TO MODERN SCIENCE
3
PHYSICS SEEKS ITS HOLY GRAIL
30
GEOLOGY FEELS FOR THE PULSES OF THE EARTH
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