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The best American science and nature writing, 2006

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in Boston, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited and with an introduction by Brian Greene; Tim Folger, series editor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22758340M
ISBN 109780618722228
OCLC/WorldCa72090907

The Best American Science Writing is a yearly anthology of popular science articles published in the United States, which commenced publication in The books are published by Ecco Press (HarperCollins).As of the series editor is Jesse was preceded as series editor by Alan Lightman. The series is unrelated to the Best American Series published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The Best American Science and Nature Writing by Jonathan Weiner: The Best American Science and Nature Writing by Brian Greene: The Best American Science and Nature Writing by Richard Preston: The Best American Science and Nature Writing by Jerome Groopman: The Best American Science and Nature Writing.

  The Best American Science and Nature Writing Pulitzer Prize–winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee, a leading cancer physician and researcher, selects the year’s top science and nature writing from journalists who dive into their fields with curiosity and passion, delivering must-read articles from a wide array of : HMH Books.   Steven Pinker & Dan Dennett - Book Discussion on The Best American Science and Nature Writing Lawrence Krauss and Massimo Pigliucci discuss The Limits Of Science @ Het Understanding Human.

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