The Best American Science Writing 2000
, Sep 5, 2000
- 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.