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The best American science and nature writing 2020 / edited and with an introduction by Michio Kaku ; Jaime Green, series editor.

Kaku, Michio, (editor,, writer of introduction.). Green, Jaime, (editor.). Andersen, Ross. Container of (work): Journey into the animal mind. (Added Author). Clancy, Kelly. Container of (work): Sleep no more. (Added Author). Duane, Daniel, 1967- Container of (work): What remains. (Added Author). Freedman, David H., 1954- Container of (work): With a simple twist, a "Magic" material is now the big thing in physics. (Added Author). Galchen, Rivka. Container of (work): Eighth continent. (Added Author). Gholipour, Bahar. Container of (work): Tumultuous history of a mysterious brain. (Added Author). Gopnik, Adam. Container of (work): Younger longer. (Added Author). Harrison, Sara. Container of (work): Right under our noses. (Added Author). House, Patrick. Container of (work): I, language robot. (Added Author). Jarr, Ferris. Container of (work): Beauty of the beasts. (Added Author). Kaplan, Sarah. Container of (work): Ghosts of the future. (Added Author). Mann, Adam. Container of (work): Intelligent ways to search for extraterrestrials. (Added Author). McCool, Deanna Csomo. Container of (work): Total eclipse. (Added Author). Mooallem, Jon. Container of (work): We have fire everywhere. (Added Author). Moyer, Melinda Wenner. Container of (work): Vaccines reimagined. (Added Author). Mukherjee, Siddhartha. Container of (work): New blood. (Added Author). Preston, Douglas J. Container of (work): Day the dinosaurs died. (Added Author). Requarth, Tim. Container of (work): Final five percent. (Added Author). Seabrook, John. Container of (work): Next word. (Added Author). Sokol, Joshua. Container of (work): Troubled treasure. (Added Author). Sokol, Joshua. Container of (work): Hidden heroines of chaos. (Added Author). Stirone, Shannon. Container of (work): Hunt for planet nine. (Added Author). Wolchover, Natalie. Container of (work): Different kind of theory of everything. (Added Author). Zaleski, Andrew. Container of (work): Brain that remade itself. (Added Author).


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.

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  • ISBN: 9780358074298
  • ISBN: 0358074290
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 343 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2020]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Subject: Science > Literary collections.
Nature > Literary collections.
Sciences > Anthologies.
Nature > Anthologies.
Genre: Essay.
Literary collections.

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