The origins of life ... Extraterrestrials ... Our genetic destiny ... The roots of language and learning ... Quantum physics and the shape of the universe ... Artificial intelligence .. In a masterful "trial by reason," author John L. Casti presents all sides of the most important and vital scientific debates raging in the world today -- scrutinizing six perplexing "great questions" in the most engaging, astonishing and accessible amalgam of science and literature since A Brief History of Time.
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Review: Paradigms Lost: Tackling the Unanswered Mysteries of Modern ScienceUser Review - Paul - Goodreads
I realize it's a little old at this point, but I think it's still one of the best books I've read on the subject of scientific frontiers. Anyone who wants to have an informed opinion on a range of subjects, from the possibility of alien intelligence to quantum mechanics, should check this out. Read full review
Review: Paradigms Lost: Tackling the Unanswered Mysteries of Modern ScienceUser Review - Richard - Goodreads
Paradigms Lost explores the philosophy and practice of science through a series of ever-more-difficult sample cases taken from real, contemporary scientific disciplines. You can read it, and enjoy it ... Read full review