The Best American Science Writing 2005 (Paperback)

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Together these twenty-seven articles on a wide range of today's most current topics in science, from Oliver Sacks, James Gleick, Atul Gawande, and Natalie Angier, among others, represent the full spectrum of scientific writing, proving once again that "good science writing is evidently plentiful" (Scientific American).

About the Author

Alan Lightman is a novelist, essayist, physicist, and educator. He is adjunct professor of humanities at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His essays, short fiction, and reviews have appeared in several magazines. His research articles have appeared in many journals of physics and astrophysics. His novels include Einstein's Dreams, which has been translated into more than thirty languages, and The Diagnosis, which was a National Book Award finalist in Fiction in 2000.

Jesse Cohen is a writer and freelance editor. He lives in New York City.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060726423
ISBN-10: 0060726423
Publisher: Ecco
Publication Date: September 6th, 2005
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Best American Science Writing