The Best American Science Writing 2000

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HarperCollins, Sep 5, 2000 - Science - 272 pages
The first volume in this annual series of the best science writing by American writers carries the imprimatur of Pulitzer Prize nominee James Gleick, one of our foremost chroniclers of scientific social history. Debuting with a stellar collection that includes the writings of Nobel Laureate physicist Steven Weinberg, Pulitzer Prize winner Natalie Angier, eminent Harvard professor and prolific writer Stephen Jay Gould, mathematician and cognitive theorist Douglas Hofstadter, foremost writer on astronomy Timothy Ferris, and many more, this first volume will cover the full range of scientific inquiry -- from biochemistry, physics, and astronomy to genetics, evolutionary theory, cognition, and ants.

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While certainly a collection of interesting science ideas presented to the public in 2012, this collection is certainly not an example of the best science writing produced during that time. The ... Read full review

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About the author (2000)

James Gleick's three books, " Chaos, Genuis, "and "Faster, "have been translated into nearly thirty languages. Gleick, a former reporter and editor of the " New York Times, "lives in New York.

Jesse cohen is a writer and freelance editor who lives in New York City.

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