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The excitement and fascination of science

reflections by eminent scientists

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Published by Annual Reviews in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementcompiled by Joshua Lederberg.
    ContributionsLederberg, Joshua., Annual Reviews, Inc.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21699905M
    ISBN 100824326032
    LC Control Number65029005
    OCLC/WorldCa21074993

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Their intent is described in the subtitle but they range in style and design from desiccated chronicle to effervescent streams of anecdote, from "me and my family" snapshots to sober view of our chaotic and brutal milieu.

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(George Holman), b. Well, the most important thing it can do is create excitement and enthusiasm for science – especially if it catches people young enough that they’re inspired to follow a scientific career.

In more general terms, it’s about increasing awareness of the way science works, the sort of issues it can address, what it’s achieved so far, and.

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The book was written injust after the peak of the ‘science wars’ in academia, when the prevalence of postmodern ideas in sociology and history led some to suggest that all knowledge was up for grabs. Nobody, I suppose, could devote many years to the study of chemical kinetics without being deeply conscious of the fascination of time and change: this is something that goes outside science into poetry; but science, subject to the rigid necessity of always seeking closer approximations to the truth, itself contains many poetical elements.

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