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The best American science and nature writing 2013

by Mukherjee, Siddhartha

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Summary
Presents fictional and non-fictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature.
Contents
Foreword / Tom Fogler
Introduction: On tenderness / Siddhartha Mukherjee
False idyll from Orion / J.B. MacKinnon
The last distinction from Harper's magazine / Benjamin Hale
Talk to me from Outside / Tim Zimmerman
Beyond the quantum horizon from Scientific American / David Deutsch and Artur Ekert
Is space digital? from Scientific American / Michael Moyer
The sweet spot in time from Virginia quarterly review / Sylvia A. Earle
Machines of the infinite from Scientific American / John Pavlus
Which species will live? from Scientific American / Michelle Nijhuis
The larch g from Orion / Rick Bass
Shattered genius from Playboy / Brett Forrest
The T-cell army from New Yorker / Jerome Groopman
The artificial leaf from New Yorker / David Owen
The deadliest virus from New Yorker / Michael Specter
Our place in the universe from Harper's magazine / Alan Lightman
Out of the wild from Popular science / David Quammen
Altered states from New Yorker / Oliver Sachs
Recall of the wild from New Yorker / Elizabeth Kolbert
Polar express from New Yorker / Keith Gessen
The crisis of big science from New York review of books / Steven Weinberg
Autism inc. from New York times magazine / Gareth Cook
The life of pi and other infinities from New York times / Natalie Angier
Super humanity from Scientific American/ Robert M. Sapolsky
The patient scientist from Scientific American / Katherine Harmon
Can a jellyfish unlock the secret of immortality? from New York times magazine / Nathaniel Rich
Is Facebook making us lonely? from Atlantic / Stephen Marche
The measured man from Atlantic / Mark Bowden
The wisdom of psychpaths from Scientific American / Kevin Dutton
Contributors' notes
Other notable science and nature writing of 2012.

Additional Information
Series Best American series.
Subjects Science Literary collections
Nature Literary collections
Natural history Literary collections
Technical writing Literary collections
Science
Nonfiction
Electronic books.
Publisher Boston :HMH Books2013
2013
Contributors Mukherjee, Siddhartha, editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
Folger, Tim, editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
MacKinnon, J. B. (James Bernard), 1970-
Hale, Benjamin.
Zimmermann, Tim.
Deutsch, David, 1953-
Ekert, Artur K., 1961-
Moyer, Michael.
Earle, Sylvia A., 1935-
Pavlus, John.
Nijhuis, Michelle.
Bass, Rick, 1958-
Forrest, Brett.
Groopman, Jerome E.
Owen, David, 1955-
Specter, Michael.
Lightman, Alan P., 1948-
Quammen, David, 1948-
Sacks, Oliver, 1933-2015.
Kolbert, Elizabeth.
Gessen, Keith.
Weinberg, Steven, 1933-
Cook, Gareth, 1969-
Angier, Natalie.
Sapolsky, Robert M.
Courage, Katherine Harmon.
Rich, Nathaniel, 1980-
Marche, Stephen.
Bowden, Mark, 1951-
Dutton, Kevin, 1967-
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Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-339).
ISBN 9780544003484
9780544003484
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