The best American science and nature writing 2020 / edited and with an introduction by Michio Kaku ; Jaime Green, series editor.
Dr. Michio Kaku, one of the most influential living scientists and a New York Times best-selling author, selects the year's top science and nature writing from writers who balance research with humanity and, in the process, uncover riveting stories of discovery across the disciplines.
- ISBN: 9780358074298
- ISBN: 0358074290
- Physical Description: xxviii, 343 pages ; 21 cm.
- Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 
- Copyright: ©2020
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Foreword -- Introduction -- A journey into the animal mind (from The Atlantic) / Ross Andersen -- Sleep no more (from Wind) / Kelly Clancy -- What remains (from the California Sunday magazine) / Daniel Duane -- With a simple twist, a "Magic" material is now the big thing in physics (from Quanta magazine) / David H. Freedman -- The eighth continent (from the New Yorker) / Rivka Galchen -- The tumultuous history of a mysterious brain (from the Atlantic) / Bahar Gholipour -- Younger longer (from The New Yorker) / Adam Gopnik -- Right under our noses (from Wired) / Sara Harrison -- I, language robot (from Los Angeles review of books) / Patrick House -- Beauty of the beasts (from the New York Times magazine) / Ferris Jarr -- Ghosts of the future (from The Washington post) / Sarah Kaplan -- Intelligent ways to search for extraterrestrials (from The New Yorker) / Adam Mann -- Total eclipse (From Aeon) / Deanna Csomo McCool -- We have fire everywhere (from the New York Times magazine) / Jon Mooallem -- Vaccines reimagined (from Scientific American) / Melinda Wenner Moyer -- New blood (from the New Yorker) / Siddhartha Mukherjee -- The day the dinosaurs died (from The New Yorker) / Douglas Preston -- The final five percent (from Longreads) / Tim Requarth -- The next word (from The New Yorker) / John Seabrook -- Troubled treasure (from Science magazine) / Joshua Sokol -- The hidden heroines of chaos (from Quanta magazine) / Joshua Sokol -- The hunt for planet nine (from Longreads) / Shannon Stirone -- A different kind of theory of everything (from The New Yorker) / Natalie Wolchover -- The brain that remade itself (from OneZero) / Andrew Zaleski.
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