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Bobby Cherayil, "The Logic of Immunity: Deciphering an Enigma" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2024)
Apr 16, 2024
Rasmus Winther, "Our Genes: A Philosophical Perspective on Human Evolutionary Genomics" (Cambridge UP, 2023)
Apr 14, 2024
Guru Madhavan on Wicked Problems and Engineering a Better World
Apr 02, 2024
Claudia de Rham, "The Beauty of Falling: A Life in Pursuit of Gravity" (Princeton UP, 2024)
Apr 01, 2024
Max Bennett, "A Brief History of Intelligence: Evolution, Ai, and the Five Breakthroughs That Made Our Brains" (Mariner Books, 2023)
Apr 01, 2024
Emma Frances Bloomfield, "Science V. Story: Narrative Strategies for Science Communicators" (U California Press, 2024)
Mar 30, 2024
Brandon R. Brown, "Sharing Our Science: How to Write and Speak STEM" (MIT Press, 2023)
Mar 18, 2024
Lorraine Daston, "Rivals: How Scientists Learned to Cooperate" (Columbia Global Reports, 2023)
Mar 10, 2024
Kenneth Miller, "Mapping the Darkness: The Visionary Scientists Who Unlocked the Mysteries of Sleep" (Hachette Books, 2023)
Mar 08, 2024
Thomas Metzinger, "The Elephant and the Blind: The Experience of Pure Consciousness: Philosophy, Science, and 500+ Experiential Reports" (MIT Press, 2024)
Mar 06, 2024
Sten Grillner, "The Brain in Motion: From Microcircuits to Global Brain Function" (MIT Press, 2023)
Feb 23, 2024
Christopher Reddy, "Science Communication in a Crisis: An Insider's Guide" (Routledge, 2023)
Feb 13, 2024
Michael Devitt, "Biological Essentialism" (Oxford UP, 2023)
Feb 10, 2024
How the Hypothesis Means
Feb 04, 2024
Use of Bacteriophages as Natural Antimicrobials to Manage Bacterial Pathogens in Aquaculture in Vietnam and Australia
Feb 02, 2024
Science Is a Creative Human Enterprise: A Discussion with Natalie Aviles
Jan 31, 2024
Ludovic Slimak, "The Naked Neanderthal: A New Understanding of the Human Creature" (Pegasus Books, 2023)
Jan 26, 2024
The Future of Images of Human Evolution
Jan 20, 2024
Harry van der Hulst, "A Mind for Language: An Introduction to the Innateness Debate" (Cambridge UP, 2023)
Jan 20, 2024
Free to Investigate: Dr. Scott Atlas on the Freedom in the Sciences
Jan 16, 2024
Thom van Dooren, "The Wake of Crows: Living and Dying in Shared Worlds" (Columbia UP, 2019)
Jan 06, 2024
Lee McIntyre, "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience" (MIT Press, 2019)
Jan 02, 2024
Jonathan B. Losos, "The Cat's Meow: How Cats Evolved from the Savanna to Your Sofa" (Viking, 2023)
Dec 20, 2023
Toward Equity in Science: A Discussion with Cassidy Sugimoto and Vincent Larivière
Dec 16, 2023
Lawrence Sherman and Dennis Plies, "Every Brain Needs Music: The Neuroscience of Making and Listening to Music" (Columbia UP, 2023)
Dec 16, 2023
Philip Goff, "Why? The Purpose of the Universe" (Oxford UP, 2023)
Dec 10, 2023
Services and Training for Publishing Scientists: The Current Direction of Travel
Dec 03, 2023
Coleen T. Murphy, "How We Age: The Science of Longevity" (Princeton UP, 2023)
Dec 01, 2023
The Future of Innovation: A Discussion with Min W. Jung
Nov 26, 2023
Darwinian Accident or Divine Architect? (with Jay Richards)
Nov 23, 2023
Maura C. Flannery, "In the Herbarium: The Hidden World of Collecting and Preserving Plants" (Yale UP, 2023)
Nov 14, 2023
Gary Tomlinson, "The Machines of Evolution and the Scope of Meaning" (Zone Books, 2023)
Nov 13, 2023
How to Read Scientific Papers: A Discussion with David Evans
Nov 07, 2023
Jeremy Howick, "The Power of Placebos: Unlocking Their Potential to Improve Health Care" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2023)
Nov 05, 2023
Shark Sciences: A Conversation with Carlee Jackson
Oct 26, 2023
The Future of Paying Attention: A Discussion with Carolyn Dicey Jennings
Oct 24, 2023
Trenton W. Holliday, "Cro-Magnon: The Story of the Last Ice Age People of Europe" (Columbia UP, 2023)
Oct 23, 2023
Joshua May, "Neuroethics: Agency in the Age of Brain Science" (Oxford UP, 2023)
Oct 07, 2023
Kevin J. Mitchell, "Free Agents: How Evolution Gave Us Free Will" (Princeton UP, 2023)
Oct 01, 2023
Michael D. Gordin, "Pseudoscience: A Very Short Introduction" (Oxford UP, 2023)
Sep 27, 2023
A Better Way to Buy Books
Sep 12, 2023
Herlinde Koelbl, "Fascination of Science: 60 Encounters with Pioneering Researchers of Our Time" (MIT Press, 2023)
Sep 06, 2023
Gary Smith, "Distrust: Big Data, Data-Torturing, and the Assault on Science" (Oxford UP, 2023)
Aug 27, 2023
The Future of Talking: A Discussion with Shane O'Mara
Aug 26, 2023
Steve Nicholls, "Alien Worlds: How Insects Conquered the Earth, and Why Their Fate Will Determine Our Future" (Princeton UP, 2023)
Aug 15, 2023
Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers
Aug 14, 2023
The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us
Jul 31, 2023
The Science of Science: A Discussion with Aaron Clauset
Jul 26, 2023
The Role of Luck in Science: A Discussion with Nicolas Christin
Jul 23, 2023
Janna Levin, "How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a Finite Time in a Finite Space" (Princeton UP, 2023)
Jul 15, 2023
Tom Mustill, "How to Speak Whale: A Voyage into the Future of Animal Communication" (Grand Central Publishing, 2022)
Jul 13, 2023
Quinn Eastman, "The Woman Who Couldn't Wake Up: Hypersomnia and the Science of Sleepiness" (Columbia UP, 2023)
Jul 07, 2023
Simon N. Whitney, "From Oversight to Overkill: Inside the Broken System That Blocks Medical Breakthroughs--And How We Can Fix It" (Rivertowns Books, 2023)
Jul 04, 2023
Stephen Hauser, "The Face Laughs While the Brain Cries: The Education of a Doctor" (St. Martin's Press, 2023)
Jul 01, 2023
Helle Porsdam, "Science as a Cultural Human Right" (U Pennsylvania Press, 2022)
Jun 28, 2023
Tom Higham, "The World Before Us: The New Science Behind Our Human Origins" (Yale UP, 2021)
Jun 24, 2023
Andrew Jones, "How Kant Matters for Biology: A Philosophical History" (U Wales Press, 2023)
Jun 23, 2023
John L. Rudolph, "Why We Teach Science (and Why We Should)" (Oxford UP, 2023)
Jun 20, 2023
Chris Impey, "Worlds Without End: Exoplanets, Habitability, and the Future of Humanity" (MIT Press, 2023)
Jun 16, 2023
Athene Donald, "Not Just for the Boys: Why We Need More Women in Science" (Oxford UP, 2023)
Jun 07, 2023
Gender and Equality in Art and Exploration
Jun 03, 2023
Jaime Green, "The Possibility of Life: Science, Imagination and Our Vision of the Cosmos" (Hanover Square Press, 2023)
May 29, 2023
John D. Aber, "Less Heat, More Light: A Guided Tour of Weather, Climate, and Climate Change" (Yale UP, 2023)
May 29, 2023
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger, "Split and Splice: A Phenomenology of Experimentation" (U Chicago Press, 2023)
May 20, 2023
The Future of the Human Heart: A Discussion with Vincent M. Figueredo
May 19, 2023
Hasok Chang, "Realism for Realistic People: A New Pragmatist Philosophy of Science (Cambridge UP, 2022)
May 10, 2023
Pharmacological Histories Ep. 2: Mikkael A. Sekeres on the Drugs Fighting Leukemia
May 09, 2023
Jan Recker, "Scientific Research in Information Systems: A Beginner's Guide" (Springer, 2021)
May 03, 2023
Felix Flicker, "The Magick of Physics: Uncovering the Fantastical Phenomena in Everyday Life" (Simon and Schuster, 2023)
May 02, 2023
The Future of Germs: A Discussion with Jonathan Kennedy
Apr 28, 2023
Elaine H. Ecklund and David R. Johnson, "Varieties of Atheism in Science" (Oxford UP, 2021)
Apr 27, 2023
Free Will as an Open Scientific Problem
Apr 25, 2023
What Do Bees, Ants, and Dragonflies Get up to All Day?
Apr 13, 2023
Seeing Truth in Physics
Apr 06, 2023
Brian Villmoare, "The Evolution of Everything: The Patterns and Causes of Big History" (Cambridge UP, 2023)
Apr 03, 2023
Moheb Costandi, "Body Am I: The New Science of Self-Consciousness" (MIT Press, 2022)
Apr 03, 2023
Olaf Sporns on Network Neuroscience
Apr 02, 2023
Alexa Hagerty, "Still Life with Bones: Genocide, Forensics, and What Remains" (Crown, 2023)
Apr 02, 2023
Life Extension Therapies
Mar 29, 2023
Winning & Losing in the Emerging EV Wars/The Aftershocks of the EV Transition Could Be Ugly
Mar 27, 2023
Illuminations Episode 2: Beyond Belief
Mar 13, 2023
Illuminations Episode 1: Experimental Methods
Mar 12, 2023
Publishing Science: A Discussion with Tiffany Gasbarrini, Senior Science Editor, Johns Hopkins University Press
Mar 11, 2023
Measure for Measure Episode 8: Star Ladder
Mar 09, 2023
Measure for Measure Episode 3: Mohs
Mar 04, 2023
Gravity's Kiss: The Detection of Gravitational Waves
Mar 03, 2023
Measure for Measure Episode 0: Birds
Mar 01, 2023
Adrian Bejan, "Time and Beauty: Why Time Flies and Beauty Never Dies" (World Scientific, 2022)
Feb 26, 2023
Philippe Schlenker, "What It All Means: Semantics for (Almost) Everything" (MIT Press, 2022)
Feb 25, 2023
Making Meaning Episode 21: Throbbing with Life
Feb 24, 2023
99* Gael McGill Visualizes Intracellular Data (JP, GT)
Feb 16, 2023
Seeing Truth in the Archives
Feb 09, 2023
The Future of Nuclear Fusion: A Discussion with Sharon Ann Holgate
Feb 04, 2023
Dissecting Morality: What do Scientists Have To Say About Ethics? (Part 2)
Jan 28, 2023
Dissecting Morality: What do Scientists Have To Say About Ethics? (Part 1)
Jan 27, 2023
Justin Gregg, "If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal: What Animal Intelligence Reveals About Human Stupidity" (Little, Brown, 2022)
Jan 26, 2023
The Climate Change Scientist: A Conversation with Dr. Shuang-Yu Wu
Jan 12, 2023
Challenges to Scientific Authority in Modern America
Jan 12, 2023
Write it Down: Writing as a Step Toward Better Research
Jan 08, 2023
Samantha Muka, "Oceans Under Glass: Tank Craft and the Sciences of the Sea" (U Chicago Press, 2022)
Jan 04, 2023
Why are Insects so Scary? On Insects in Films.
Jan 03, 2023
John P. Gluck, "Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals: A Primate Scientist's Ethical Journey" (U Chicago Press, 2016)
Jan 03, 2023
Christopher M. Palmer, "Brain Energy: A Revolutionary Breakthrough in Understanding Mental Health" (Benbella Books, 2022)
Dec 23, 2022
Tom McLeish, "The Poetry and Music of Science: Comparing Creativity in Science and Art" (Oxford UP, 2021)
Dec 20, 2022
James D. Stein, "Seduced by Mathematics: The Enduring Fascination of Mathematics" (World Scientific, 2022) Math
Dec 19, 2022
Seeing Truth in Variability, Creativity, and Building Biological Collections
Dec 15, 2022
Nancy J. Nersessian, "Interdisciplinarity in the Making: Models and Methods in Frontier Science" (MIT Press, 2022)
Dec 10, 2022
David Lindsay, "Scientific Writing = Thinking in Words" (CSIRO Publishing, 2020)
Dec 07, 2022
James A. Geraghty, "Inside the Orphan Drug Revolution: The Promise of Patient-Centered Biotechnology" (Cold Springs Harbor Lab Press, 2022)
Dec 06, 2022
Mary-Frances O'Connor, "The Grieving Brain: The Surprising Science of How We Learn from Love and Loss" (HarperOne, 2022)
Dec 05, 2022
Joseph Silk, "Back to the Moon: The Next Giant Leap for Humankind" (Princeton UP, 2022)
Nov 28, 2022
Alfred S. Posamentier, "The Secret Lives of Numbers: Numerals and Their Peculiarities in Mathematics and Beyond" (Prometheus Books, 2022)
Nov 23, 2022
Nov 22, 2022
Ann-Christine Duhaime, "Minding the Climate: How Neuroscience Can Help Solve Our Environmental Crisis" (Harvard UP, 2022)
Nov 22, 2022
Robert P. Crease with Peter D. Bond, "The Leak: Politics, Activists, and Loss of Trust at Brookhaven National Laboratory" (MIT Press, 2022)
Nov 18, 2022
Steven N. Austad, "Methuselah's Zoo: What Nature Can Teach Us about Living Longer, Healthier Lives" (MIT Press, 2022)
Nov 15, 2022
Alexandr Draganov, "Mathematical Tools for Real-World Applications: A Gentle Introduction for Students and Practitioners" (MIT Press, 2022)
Nov 11, 2022
Karen Bakker, "The Sounds of Life: How Digital Technology Is Bringing Us Closer to the Worlds of Animals and Plants" (Princeton UP, 2022)
Nov 11, 2022
Thom van Dooren, "A World in a Shell: Snail Stories for a Time of Extinctions" (MIT Press, 2022)
Nov 07, 2022
Perry Zurn and Dani S. Bassett, "Curious Minds: The Power of Connection" (MIT Press, 2022)
Nov 03, 2022
David Kaiser, "Well, Doc, You're In: Freeman Dyson’s Journey through the Universe" (MIT Press, 2022)
Nov 02, 2022
Sian E. Harding, "The Exquisite Machine: The New Science of the Heart" (MIT Press, 2022)
Oct 31, 2022
Annalisa Berta and Susan Turner, "Rebels, Scholars, Explorers: Women in Vertebrate Paleontology" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2020)
Oct 28, 2022
Halloween Special: Schrodinger’s Cat
Oct 25, 2022
Lisa Feldman Barrett, "Seven and a Half Lessons about the Brain" (Mariner Books, 2020)
Oct 19, 2022
Robert P. Crease, "The Leak: Politics, Activists, and Loss of Trust at Brookhaven National Laboratory" (MIT Press, 2022)
Oct 18, 2022
Nadine Weidman, "Killer Instinct: The Popular Science of Human Nature in Twentieth-Century America" (Harvard UP, 2021)
Oct 11, 2022
The Surprising World of Wasps
Oct 06, 2022
On Einstein's Discoveries
Sep 29, 2022
On Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species"
Sep 28, 2022
Fred Spier, "How the Biosphere Works: Fresh Views Discovered While Growing Peppers" (CRC Press, 2022)
Sep 22, 2022
Beronda L. Montgomery, "Lessons from Plants" (Harvard UP, 2021)
Sep 15, 2022
History, Space, and Getting Things Wrong
Sep 14, 2022
Karen Hunger Parshall, "The New Era in American Mathematics, 1920–1950" (Princeton UP, 2022)
Sep 12, 2022
On Thomas Kuhn's "The Structure of Scientific Revolutions"
Sep 08, 2022
Elise Vernon Pearlstine, "Scent: A Natural History of Fragrance" (Yale UP, 2022)
Sep 08, 2022
Georg Striedter, "Model Systems in Biology: History, Philosophy, and Practical Concerns" (MIT Press, 2022)
Sep 07, 2022
Survival of the Leftest: Should We Embrace Behavioural Genetics?
Sep 07, 2022
John Measey, "How to Publish in Biological Sciences: A Guide for the Uninitiated" (CRC Press, 2022)
Sep 05, 2022
Peter Winkler, "Mathematical Puzzles" (A K Peters, 2020)
Aug 23, 2022
On Edwin Hubble’s "The Realm of the Nebulae"
Aug 22, 2022
The Poison Paradigm: What a Toxic Chemical Tells us about the Politics of Science
Aug 19, 2022
Adam Nocek, "Molecular Capture: The Animation of Biology" (U Minnesota Press, 2021)
Aug 17, 2022
Joseph Mileti, "Modern Mathematical Logic" (Cambridge UP, 2022)
Aug 15, 2022
The Science Wars: Post-Truth and the Nature of Science
Jul 29, 2022
Lisa Jean Moore, "Our Transgenic Future: Spider Goats, Genetic Modification, and the Will to Change Nature" (NYU Press, 2022)
Jul 20, 2022
Rachael Pells, "Genomics: How Genome Sequencing Will Change Healthcare" (Random House, 2022)
Jul 15, 2022
Michela Massimi, "Perspectival Realism" (Oxford UP, 2022)
Jul 11, 2022
Reshaping the Politics of Science: Bioscience Governance in Indonesia
Jul 08, 2022
Frank Close, "Elusive: How Peter Higgs Solved the Mystery of Mass" (Basic Book, 2022)
Jul 06, 2022
Daniel M. Davis, "The Secret Body: How the New Science of the Human Body Is Changing the Way We Live" (Princeton UP, 2022)
Jul 01, 2022
Michael Hannah, "Extinctions: Living and Dying in the Margin of Error" (Cambridge UP, 2021)
Jun 28, 2022
Frans de Waal, "Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist" (W. W. Norton, 2022)
Jun 27, 2022
Ryan North, "How to Take Over the World: Practical Schemes and Scientific Solutions for the Aspiring Supervillain" (Riverhead Books, 2022)
Jun 27, 2022
Carles Lalueza-Fox, "Inequality: A Genetic History" (MIT Press, 2022)
Jun 24, 2022
Slobodan Perovic, "From Data to Quanta: Niels Bohr’s Vision of Physics" (U Chicago Press, 2021)
Jun 22, 2022
Agustín Fuentes, "Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths about Human Nature" (Second Edition) (U California Press, 2022)
Jun 22, 2022
Robert-Jan Smits and Rachael Pells, "Plan S for Shock: Science. Shock. Solution. Speed." (Ubiquity Press, 2022)
Jun 21, 2022
Robert N. Wiedenmann and J. Ray Fisher, "The Silken Thread: Five Insects and Their Impacts on Human History" (Oxford UP, 2021)
Jun 20, 2022
Juli Berwald, "Life on the Rocks: Building a Future for Coral Reefs" (Riverhead Books, 2022)
Jun 16, 2022
Thomas Dixon and Adam Shapiro, "Science and Religion: A Very Short Introduction" Second Edition. (Oxford UP, 2022)
Jun 16, 2022
Albert Folch, "Hidden in Plain Sight: The History, Science, and Engineering of Microfluidic Technology" (MIT Press, 2022)
Jun 15, 2022
All About Dwarf Galaxies: A Conversation with Astronomer Charlotte Christensen
Jun 15, 2022
A. J. Lees, "Brainspotting: Adventures in Neurology" (Notting Hill Editions, 2022)
Jun 14, 2022
Alison F. Richard, "Sloth Lemur's Song: Madagascar from the Deep Past to the Uncertain Present" (U Chicago Press, 2022)
Jun 14, 2022
Danielle J. Whittaker, "The Secret Perfume of Birds: Uncovering the Science of Avian Scent" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2022)
Jun 13, 2022
Timothy J. Jorgensen, "Spark: The Life of Electricity and the Electricity of Life" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Jun 10, 2022
Martin Williams, "When the Sahara Was Green: How Our Greatest Desert Came to Be" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Jun 10, 2022
Wake Smith, "Pandora's Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention" (Cambridge UP, 2022)
Jun 09, 2022
Gernot Wagner, "Geoengineering: The Gamble" (Polity, 2021)
Jun 07, 2022
David B. Goldstein, "The End of Genetics: Designing Humanity's DNA" (Yale UP, 2022)
Jun 06, 2022
David George Haskell, "Sounds Wild and Broken: Sonic Marvels, Evolution's Creativity, and the Crisis of Sensory Extinction" (Viking, 2022)
Jun 03, 2022
Rob Dunn, "A Natural History of the Future: What the Laws of Biology Tell Us about the Destiny of the Human Species" (Basic Book, 2021)
Jun 02, 2022
Paul Huebener, "Nature's Broken Clocks: Reimagining Time in the Face of the Environmental Crisis" (U Regina Press, 2020)
Jun 01, 2022
Elisabeth Ervin-Blankenheim, "Song of the Earth: Understanding Geology and Why It Matters" (Oxford UP, 2021)
May 31, 2022
The Future of the Brain: A Conversation with Daniel Graham
May 31, 2022
Greg Brennecka, "Impact: How Rocks from Space Led to Life, Culture, and Donkey Kong" (William Morrow, 2022)
May 30, 2022
Jack Ashby, "Platypus Matters: The Extraordinary Story of Australian Mammals" (U Chicago Press, 2022)
May 30, 2022
Timmen Cermak, "Marijuana on My Mind: The Science and Mystique of Cannabis" (Cambridge UP, 2022)
May 24, 2022
Jim Al-Khalili, "The Joy of Science" (Princeton UP, 2022)
May 19, 2022
Pandemic Perspectives 11: The Covid Pandemic and Learning about Learning
May 18, 2022
David M. Peña-Guzmán, "When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness" (Princeton UP, 2022)
May 17, 2022
Will Kinney, "An Infinity of Worlds: Cosmic Inflation and the Beginning of the Universe" (MIT Press, 2022)
May 16, 2022
Pandemic Perspectives 10: Covid and the Art of Science Communication
May 11, 2022
Pandemic Perspectives 9: Covid, 'Scientism,' and the Betrayal of the Enlightenment
May 04, 2022
Maia Weinstock, "Carbon Queen: The Remarkable Life of Nanoscience Pioneer Mildred Dresselhaus" (MIT Press, 2022)
Apr 29, 2022
Pandemic Perspectives 8: Covid and the Embrace of the Biological World
Apr 27, 2022
John Measey, "How to Write a PhD in Biological Sciences: A Guide for the Uninitiated" (CRC Press, 2021)
Apr 20, 2022
Pandemic Perspectives 7: Covid 19 Political Lessons from Portugal
Apr 20, 2022
Jeff Sebo, "Saving Animals, Saving Ourselves: Why Animals Matter for Pandemics, Climate Change, and Other Catastrophes" (Oxford UP, 2022)
Apr 18, 2022
Dashun Wang and Albert-László Barabási, "The Science of Science" (Cambridge UP, 2021)
Apr 13, 2022
Marcus Kaiser, "Changing Connectomes: Evolution, Development, and Dynamics in Network Neuroscience" (MIT Press, 2020)
Apr 08, 2022
The Future of Delusions: A Discussion with Lisa Bortolotti
Apr 05, 2022
Daniel Bolnick, Editor in Chief of "The American Naturalist"
Apr 05, 2022
Zeynep Pamuk, "Politics and Expertise: How to Use Science in a Democratic Society" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Apr 05, 2022
All About Birds: A Series of Regional Field Guides from Princeton University Press
Apr 01, 2022
Hilary Glasman-Deal, "Science Research Writing For Native and Non-Native Speakers of English" (World Scientific Publishing Europe, 2020)
Mar 31, 2022
Hannah Star Rogers, "Routledge Handbook of Art, Science, and Technology Studies" (Routledge, 2021))
Mar 30, 2022
Pandemic Perspectives 4: Science, Societal Values and COVID
Mar 30, 2022
Rachel E. Gross, "Vagina Obscura: An Anatomical Voyage" (W. W. Norton, 2022)
Mar 30, 2022
Lucy Cooke, "Bitch: On the Female of the Species" (Basic Books, 2022)
Mar 24, 2022
N. J. Enfield, "Language Vs. Reality: Why Language Is Good for Lawyers and Bad for Scientists" (MIT Press, 2022)
Mar 23, 2022
Howard Burton, "Pandemic Perspectives: A Filmmaker's Journey in 10 Essays" (Open Agenda, 2022)
Mar 22, 2022
Kate Crawford, "The Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence" (Yale UP, 2021)
Mar 21, 2022
Stephen B. Heard, "The Scientist’s Guide to Writing: How to Write More Easily and Effectively Throughout Your Scientific Career, 2nd ed." (Princeton UP, 2022)
Mar 21, 2022
Florian Jaton, "The Constitution of Algorithms: Ground-Truthing, Programming, Formulating" (MIT Press, 2021)
Mar 16, 2022
Pandemic Perspectives 2: A Conversation with Stephen Scherer
Mar 16, 2022
Jackie Higgins, "Sentient: How Animals Illuminate the Wonder of Our Human Senses" (Atria Books, 2022)
Mar 16, 2022
Annabel Streets, "52 Ways to Walk: The Surprising Science of Walking for Wellness and Joy, One Week at a Time" (G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2022)
Mar 14, 2022
Intellectual Humility in Science: A Discussion with Glenn Sauer
Mar 10, 2022
Joseph L. Graves and Alan H. Goodman, "Racism, Not Race: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions" (Columbia UP, 2021)
Mar 10, 2022
The Future of Consciousness: A Discussion with Eva Jablonka
Mar 08, 2022
Jo Handelsman, "A World Without Soil: The Past, Present, and Precarious Future of the Earth Beneath Our Feet" (Yale UP, 2021)
Mar 07, 2022
The Future of Sleep: A Discussion with Derk-Jan Dijk
Mar 01, 2022
David Rettew, "Parenting Made Complicated: What Science Really Knows about the Greatest Debates of Early Childhood" (Oxford UP, 2021)
Feb 25, 2022
Christophe Bernard, Director of Research at INSERM and Editor-in-Chief of eNeuro
Feb 18, 2022
Sara Manning Peskin, "A Molecule Away from Madness: Tales of the Hijacked Brain" (Norton, 2022)
Feb 18, 2022
Tony Veale, "Your Wit Is My Command: Building AIs with a Sense of Humor" (MIT Press, 2021)
Feb 16, 2022
Raghuveer Parthasarathy, "So Simple a Beginning: How Four Physical Principles Shape Our Living World" (Princeton UP, 2022)
Feb 15, 2022
In Science We Trust?: An insider Conversation with Health Policy Reporter, Fran Kritz
Feb 15, 2022
Retraction Watch: A Discussion with Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky
Feb 11, 2022
Aubrey Clayton, "Bernoulli's Fallacy: Statistical Illogic and the Crisis of Modern Science" (Columbia UP, 2021)
Feb 10, 2022
Fritjof Capra, "Patterns of Connection: Essential Essays from Five Decades" (High Road Books, 2021)
Feb 08, 2022
Paul A. Offit, "You Bet Your Life: From Blood Transfusions to Mass Vaccination, the Long and Risky History of Medical Innovation" (Basic Book, 2021)
Feb 07, 2022
Renny Thomas, "Science and Religion in India: Beyond Disenchantment" (Routledge, 2021)
Feb 04, 2022
Emily Levesque, "The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy's Vanishing Explorers" (Sourcebooks, 2021)
Feb 04, 2022
Leonard Mlodinow, "Emotional: How Feelings Shape Our Thinking" (Pantheon, 2022)
Feb 03, 2022
Lina Zeldovich, "The Other Dark Matter: The Science and Business of Turning Waste Into Wealth and Health" (U Chicago Press, 2021)
Feb 03, 2022
Walter R. Tschinkel, "Ant Architecture: The Wonder, Beauty, and Science of Underground Nests" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Feb 02, 2022
Christopher Kemp, "Dark and Magical Places: The Neuroscience of Navigation" (Norton, 2022)
Jan 27, 2022
Brian Fagan and Nadia Durrani, "Climate Chaos: Lessons on Survival from Our Ancestors" (PublicAffairs, 2021)
Jan 21, 2022
Speaking Bones: Unearthing Ancient Stories of Illness and Disease
Jan 21, 2022
John Cardina, "Lives of Weeds: Opportunism, Resistance, Folly" (Cornell UP, 2021)
Jan 19, 2022
Brendan Borrell, "The First Shots: The Epic Rivalries and Heroic Science Behind the Race to the Coronavirus Vaccine" (Mariner Books, 2021)
Jan 13, 2022
Paul Halpern, "Flashes of Creation: George Gamow, Fred Hoyle, and the Great Big Bang Debate" (Basic Books, 2021)
Jan 11, 2022
Karl Herrup, "How Not to Study a Disease: The Story of Alzheimer's" (MIT Press, 2021)
Jan 03, 2022
Aro Velmet, "Pasteur's Empire: Bacteriology and Politics in France, Its Colonies, and the World" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Dec 31, 2021
Exploring Science Literacy and Public Engagement with Science
Dec 31, 2021
David Sulzer, "Music, Math, and Mind: The Physics and Neuroscience of Music" (Columbia UP, 2021)
Dec 30, 2021
Laurie Winkless, "Sticky: The Secret Science of Surfaces" (Bloomsbury, 2022)
Dec 29, 2021
Bill Schutt, "Pump: A Natural History of the Heart" (Algonquin Books, 2021)
Dec 28, 2021
Paul Steinhardt, "Inflated Expectations: A Cosmological Tale" (Open Agenda, 2021)
Dec 28, 2021
Charles Sheppard, “Coral Reefs: Science and Survival” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Dec 27, 2021
Dave Goulson, "Silent Earth: Averting the Insect Apocalypse" (Harper, 2021)
Dec 24, 2021
Melinda Baldwin, "Making 'Nature': The History of a Scientific Journal" (U Chicago Press, 2015)
Dec 24, 2021
Claudia de Rham, “The Pull of the Stars” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Dec 24, 2021
David Politzer, “The Physics of Banjos” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Dec 23, 2021
Joseph Reagle on H. G. Wells's "World Brain" (1937)
Dec 22, 2021
Sarah S. Richardson, "The Maternal Imprint: The Contested Science of Maternal-Fetal Effects" (U Chicago Press, 2021)
Dec 21, 2021
Rocky Kolb, “A Universe of Particles: Cosmological Reflections” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Dec 16, 2021
Greg Hickock, “Beyond Mirror Neurons” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Dec 13, 2021
Kalanit Grill-Spector, “Vision and Perception” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Dec 10, 2021
Ginny Smith, "Overloaded: How Every Aspect of Your Life is Influenced by Your Brain Chemicals" (Bloomsbury, 2021)
Dec 10, 2021
James Wynn and G. Mitchell Reyes, "Arguing with Numbers: The Intersections of Rhetoric and Mathematics" (Pennsylvania State UP, 2021)
Dec 07, 2021
Benjamin Labatut, "When We Cease to Understand the World" (NYRB, 2021)
Dec 07, 2021
Nina Kraus, "Of Sound Mind: How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World" (MIT Press, 2021)
Nov 26, 2021
Shaking the World: How Geology Can Help Us Address the Big Challenges of the 21st Century
Nov 26, 2021
Oliver Rollins, "Conviction: The Making and Unmaking of the Violent Brain" (Stanford UP, 2021)
Nov 26, 2021
Nolan Gasser, "Why You Like It: The Science and Culture of Musical Taste" (Flatiron Books, 2019)
Nov 24, 2021
Edie Widder, “Ocean Enlightenment” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Nov 24, 2021
Robin Ince, "The Importance of Being Interested: Adventures in Scientific Curiosity" (Atlantic Books, 2021)
Nov 23, 2021
Brandy Schillace, "Mr. Humble and Dr. Butcher: A Monkey's Head, the Pope's Neuroscientist, and the Quest to Transplant the Soul" (Simon and Schuster, 2021)
Nov 19, 2021
Frans de Waal, “On Atheists and Bonobos” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Nov 19, 2021
Scott Tremaine, “Astrophysical Wonders” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Nov 18, 2021
Jill Tartar, “SETI: Astronomy as a Contact Sport” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Nov 16, 2021
John S. Tregoning, "Infectious: Pathogens and How We Fight Them" (Oneworld, 2021)
Nov 16, 2021
Robert Brooks, "Artificial Intimacy: Virtual Friends, Digital Lovers, and Algorithmic Matchmakers" (Columbia UP, 2021)
Nov 15, 2021
Naomi Oreskes, "Why Trust Science?" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Nov 15, 2021
Nancy Langston, "Climate Ghosts: Migratory Species in the Anthropocene" (Brandeis UP, 2021)
Nov 15, 2021
Ian Stewart, “The Joy of Mathematics” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Nov 12, 2021
Paul Steinhardt, “Indiana Steinhardt and the Quest for Quasicrystals” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Nov 11, 2021
Andrew Leigh, "What's the Worst That Could Happen?: Existential Risk and Extreme Politics" (MIT Press, 2021)
Nov 10, 2021
Vinciane Despret, "Living as a Bird" (Polity Press, 2021)
Nov 10, 2021
How to Be Wrong: An Introduction to the Podcast
Nov 10, 2021
Edward Slingerland, "Drunk: How We Sipped, Danced, and Stumbled Our Way to Civilization" (Hachette, 2021)
Nov 10, 2021
Bradley Alger, "Defense of the Scientific Hypothesis: From Reproducibility Crisis to Big Data" (Oxford UP, 2019)
Nov 08, 2021
Lee Smolin, “Examining Time” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Nov 08, 2021
Vicky Neale, "Why Study Mathematics?" (London Publishing Partnership, 2020)
Nov 05, 2021
Jonathan Schooler, “Mind-Wandering and Meta-Awareness” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Nov 01, 2021
Peter S. Ungar, "Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins" (Princeton UP, 2018)
Nov 01, 2021
Stephen Scherer, “Our Human Variability” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Oct 29, 2021
A Conversation with Aliyah Kovner, Science Writer and Science Podcaster
Oct 27, 2021
Jari Saramäki, "How to Write a Scientific Paper: An Academic Self-Help Guide for PhD Students" (2018)
Oct 26, 2021
Jacki Edry, "Moving Forward: Reflections on Autism, Neurodiversity, Brain Surgery, and Faith" (2021)
Oct 22, 2021
Peter Toohey, "Hold On: The Life, Science, and Art of Waiting" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Oct 20, 2021
Patricia Newman and Annie Crawley, "Planet Ocean: Why We All Need a Healthy Ocean" (Millbrook Press, 2021)
Oct 20, 2021
Hilary Glasman-Deal and Andrew Northern on STEMM Communications
Oct 20, 2021
Katherine Chandler, "Unmanning: How Humans, Machines and Media Perform Drone Warfare" (Rutgers UP, 2020)
Oct 19, 2021
Roger Penrose, “The Cyclic Universe” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Oct 19, 2021
Vincent Ialenti, "Deep Time Reckoning: How Future Thinking Can Help Earth Now" (MIT Press, 2020)
Oct 15, 2021
The Scholarly Journal: An Interview with Josh Schimel and Karl Ritz of "Soil Biology and Biochemistry"
Oct 14, 2021
Jenny Nelson, “Harnessing the Sun” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Oct 11, 2021
Michael Yudell, "Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century" (Columbia UP, 2018)
Oct 08, 2021
Caitlin Donohue Wylie, "Preparing Dinosaurs: The Work Behind the Scenes" (MIT Press, 2021)
Oct 08, 2021
65 Octopus World: Other Minds with Peter Godfrey-Smith (EF, JP)
Oct 07, 2021
Paul Thagard, "Bots and Beasts: What Makes Machines, Animals, and People Smart?" (MIT Press, 2021)
Oct 06, 2021
David B. Williams, "Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound" (U Washington Press, 2021)
Oct 06, 2021
Jaap-Henk Hoepman, "Privacy Is Hard and Seven Other Myths: Achieving Privacy Through Careful Design" (MIT Press, 2021)
Oct 05, 2021
Kerry F. Crawford and Leah C. Windsor, "The PhD Parenthood Trap: Gender, Bias, and the Elusive Work-Family Balance in Academia" (Georgetown UP, 2021)
Oct 04, 2021
Michael Moore, "We Are All Whalers: The Plight of Whales and Our Responsibility" (U Chicago Press, 2021)
Oct 04, 2021
Kyle Harper, "Plagues upon the Earth: Disease and the Course of Human History" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Oct 01, 2021
Mark Maslin, “Embracing the Anthropocene: Managing Human Impact” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Sep 30, 2021
Sarah Nannery and Larry Nannery, "What to Say Next: Successful Communication in Work, Life, and Love—with Autism Spectrum Disorder" (Simon and Schuster, 2021)
Sep 30, 2021
Sandro Galea, "The Contagion Next Time" (Oxford UP, 2021)
Sep 30, 2021
Lisa T. Sarasohn, "Getting Under Our Skin: The Cultural and Social History of Vermin" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2021)
Sep 28, 2021
Samuel Gershman, "What Makes Us Smart: The Computational Logic of Human Cognition" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Sep 28, 2021
Giorgio Vallortigara, "Born Knowing: Imprinting and the Origins of Knowledge" (MIT Press, 2021)
Sep 28, 2021
Eric. S. Hintz, "American Independent Inventors in an Era of Corporate R&D" (MIT Press, 2021)
Sep 28, 2021
Brian Clegg, "Ten Patterns That Explain the Universe" (MIT Press, 2021)
Sep 28, 2021
Jonathan Rees, "The Chemistry of Fear: Harvey Wiley's Fight for Pure Food" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2021)
Sep 28, 2021
Chris Bleakley, "Poems That Solve Puzzles: The History and Science of Algorithms" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Sep 27, 2021
Tony Leggett, “The Problems of Physics, Reconsidered” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Sep 27, 2021
Bob Quinn and Liz Carlisle, "Grain by Grain: A Quest to Revive Ancient Wheat, Rural Jobs, and Healthy Food" (Island Press, 2019)
Sep 27, 2021
Nick Lane, “A Matter of Energy: Biology From First Principles” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Sep 24, 2021
Allan V. Horwitz, "DSM: A History of Psychiatry's Bible" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2021)
Sep 24, 2021
Rob Dunn and Monica Sanchez, "Delicious: The Evolution of Flavor and How It Made Us Human" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Sep 23, 2021
Athena Aktipis, "The Cheating Cell: How Evolution Helps Us Understand and Treat Cancer" (Princeton UP, 2020)
Sep 22, 2021
Daniel Gibbs, "A Tattoo on my Brain: A Neurologist's Personal Battle against Alzheimer's Disease" (Cambridge UP, 2021)
Sep 22, 2021
Joshua Schimel, "Writing Science: How to Write Papers That Get Cited and Proposals That Get Funded" (Oxford UP, 2011)
Sep 22, 2021
Ruth Aylett and Patricia A. Vargas, "Living with Robots: What Every Anxious Human Needs to Know" (MIT Press, 2021)
Sep 21, 2021
Justin Khoury, “Cosmological Conundrums” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Sep 21, 2021
Princeton UP's "Pedia" Series: Beautiful, Short Books About Big, Important Subjects
Sep 17, 2021
Bruce Clarke, "Gaian Systems: Lynn Margulis, Neocybernetics, and the End of the Anthropocene" (U Minnesota Press, 2020)
Sep 17, 2021
Matt Frazier and Robert Cheeke, "The Plant-Based Athlete: A Game-Changing Approach to Peak Performance" (HarperOne, 2021)
Sep 16, 2021
Lauren Aguirre, "The Memory Thief: And the Secrets Behind How We Remember--A Medical Mystery" (Pegasus, 2021)
Sep 15, 2021
Ann Vileisis, "Abalone: The Remarkable History and Uncertain Future of California's Iconic Shellfish" (Oregon State UP, 2020)
Sep 15, 2021
Mariska van Sprundel, "Running Smart: How Science Can Improve Your Endurance and Performance" (MIT Press, 2021)
Sep 14, 2021
Collin Rice, "Leveraging Distortions: Explanation, Idealization, and Universality in Science" (MIT Press, 2021)
Sep 10, 2021
Katy Borner, "Atlas of Forecasts: Modeling and Mapping Desirable Futures" (MIT Press, 2021)
Sep 10, 2021
Silvia Casini, "Giving Bodies Back to Data: Image Makers, Bricolage, and Reinvention in Magnetic Resonance Technology" (MIT Press, 2021)
Sep 09, 2021
Emily O'Gorman, "Wetlands in a Dry Land: More-Than-Human Histories of Australia's Murray-Darling Basin" (U Washington Press, 2021)
Sep 08, 2021
Stephen J. Pyne, "The Pyrocene: How We Created an Age of Fire, and What Happens Next" (U California Press, 2021)
Sep 08, 2021
Joanna Haigh, “Solar Impact: Climate and the Sun” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Sep 06, 2021
Jennifer Groh, “Knowing One’s Place: Space and the Brain” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Sep 02, 2021
Anil Seth, "Being You: A New Science of Consciousness" (Dutton, 2020)
Sep 02, 2021
Jemma Wadham, "Ice Rivers: A Story of Glaciers, Wilderness, and Humanity" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Sep 01, 2021
Michael Gordin, “Science and Pseudoscience” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Aug 30, 2021
Alfred S. Posamentier, "Math Tricks: The Surprising Wonders of Shapes and Numbers" (Prometheus Books, 2021)
Aug 30, 2021
Jay Gargus, “Autism: A Genetic Perspective” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Aug 24, 2021
Chris Frith, “In Search of a Mechanism: From the Brain to the Mind” (Open Agenda, 2020)
Aug 20, 2021
Barbara Fredrickson, “The Science of Emotions” (Open Agenda, 2020)
Aug 19, 2021
P. J. Boczkowski and E. Mitchelstein, "The Digital Environment: How We Live, Learn, Work, and Play Now" (MIT Press, 2021)
Aug 17, 2021
Raghav Rajagopalan, "Immersive Systemic Knowing: Advancing Systems Thinking Beyond Rational Analysis" (Springer Nature, 2020)
Aug 17, 2021
Mark L. Johnson and Don M. Tucker, "Out of the Cave: A Natural Philosophy of Mind and Knowing" (MIT Press, 2021)
Aug 17, 2021
Lee McIntyre, "How to Talk to a Science Denier" (MIT Press, 2021)
Aug 17, 2021
Victor Ferreira, “Speaking and Thinking” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Aug 16, 2021
Mikkael A. Sekeres, "When Blood Breaks Down: Life Lessons from Leukemia" (MIT Press, 2020)
Aug 16, 2021
Lisa Feldman Barrett, “Constructing Our World: The Brain’s-Eye View” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Aug 13, 2021
Satyan Devadoss and Matt Harvey, "Mage Merlin's Unsolved Mathematical Mysteries" (MIT Press, 2020)
Aug 10, 2021
Beronda L. Montgomery, "Lessons from Plants" (Harvard UP, 2021)
Aug 10, 2021
Rasmus Grønfeldt Winther, "When Maps Become the World" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Aug 10, 2021
Artur Ekert, “Cryptoreality” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Aug 09, 2021
Chiara Marletto, "The Science of Can and Can't: A Physicist's Journey Through the Land of Counterfactuals" (Viking, 2021)
Aug 09, 2021
Freeman Dyson, “Pushing the Boundaries” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Aug 06, 2021
Yves Agid, "Subconsciousness: Automatic Behavior and the Brain" (Columbia UP, 2021)
Aug 06, 2021
Alex Csiszar, "The Scientific Journal: Authorship and the Politics of Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century" (U Chicago Press, 2018)
Aug 04, 2021
Robert Stickgold and Antonio Zadra, "When Brains Dream: Exploring the Science and Mystery of Sleep" (W. W. Norton, 2021)
Aug 04, 2021
Iris Berent, "The Blind Storyteller: How We Reason about Human Nature" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Aug 02, 2021
Joseph Curtin, “The Science of Siren Songs: Stradivari Unveiled” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Jul 30, 2021
James Ladyman and K. Wiesner, "What Is a Complex System?" (Yale UP, 2020)
Jul 30, 2021
Stefan Collini, “The Two Cultures, Revisited” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Jul 28, 2021
John Horgan, "Pay Attention: Sex, Death, and Science" (MIT Press, 2020)
Jul 23, 2021
James Robert Brown, “Plato’s Heaven: A User’s Guide” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Jul 22, 2021
Terry McGlynn, "The Chicago Guide to College Science Teaching" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Jul 19, 2021
John Troyer, "Technologies of the Human Corpse" (MIT Press, 2020)
Jul 19, 2021
Anna Reser and Leila McNeill, "Forces of Nature: The Women who Changed Science" (Frances Lincoln, 2021)
Jul 16, 2021
Roy Baumeister, “Being Social” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Jul 14, 2021
Nima Arkani-Hamed, “The Power of Principles: Physics Revealed” (Open Agenda, 2021)
Jul 13, 2021
Nichola Raihani, "The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World" (St. Martin's Press, 2021)
Jul 12, 2021
Alyssa Ney, "The World in the Wave Function: A Metaphysics for Quantum Physics" (Oxford UP, 2021)
Jul 09, 2021
Warren Mansell, "The Interdisciplinary Handbook of Perceptual Control Theory" (Academic Press, 2020)
Jul 08, 2021
Faith Kearns, "Getting to the Heart of Science Communication: A Guide to Effective Engagement" (Island Press, 2021)
Jun 28, 2021
Stuart Farrimond, "The Science of Living: 162 Reasons to Rethink Your Daily Routine" (DK Publishing, 2020)
Jun 23, 2021
Howard Burton, "First Principles: Building Perimeter Institute" (Open Agenda Publishing, 2021)
Jun 21, 2021
Howard Burton, "Conversations About Neuroscience" (Open Agenda, 2020)
Jun 14, 2021
Rebecca Schwarzlose, "Brainscapes: The Warped, Wondrous Maps Written in Your Brain and How They Guide You" (HMH, 2021)
Jun 14, 2021
W. Patrick McCray, "Making Art Work: How Cold War Engineers and Artists Forged a New Creative Culture" (MIT Press, 2020)
Jun 09, 2021
Lorraine Daston and Peter Galison, "Objectivity" (Zone Books, 2010)
Jun 07, 2021
Howard Burton, "Conversations About Biology" (Open Agenda, 2020)
Jun 07, 2021
Lydia Denworth, "Friendship: The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond" (Bloomsbury, 2020)
Jun 07, 2021
Rob Boddice, "Humane Professions: The Defence of Experimental Medicine, 1876-1914" (Cambridge UP, 2021)
Jun 02, 2021
Skylar Tibbits, "Things Fall Together: A Guide to the New Materials Revolution" (Princeton UP, 2021)
Jun 01, 2021
Martin Paul Eve et al. "Reading Peer Review: PLOS One and Institutional Change in Academia" (Cambridge UP, 2021)
Jun 01, 2021
Ellen Peters, "Innumeracy in the Wild: Misunderstanding and Misusing Numbers" (Oxford UP, 2020)
May 31, 2021
Howard Burton, "Conversations About Astrophysics & Cosmology" (Open Agenda, 2020)
May 31, 2021
Randolph M. Nesse, "Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry" (Dutton, 2019)
May 28, 2021
Jenny Bangham, "Blood Relations: Transfusion and the Making of Human Genetics" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
May 26, 2021
Deborah R. Coen, "The Earthquake Observers: Disaster Science from Lisbon to Richter" (U Chicago Press, 2013)
May 21, 2021
Joseph Rouse, "Articulating the World: Conceptual Understanding and the Scientific Image" (U Chicago Press, 2015)
May 21, 2021
Adam Rogers, "Full Spectrum: How the Science of Color Made Us Modern" (Houghton Mifflin, 2021)
May 17, 2021
Michael D. Gordin, "On the Fringe: Where Science Meets Pseudoscience" (Oxford UP, 2021)
May 17, 2021
Bijal P. Trivedi, "Breath from Salt: A Deadly Genetic Disease, a New Era in Science, and the Patients and Families Who Changed Medicine Forever" (Benbella, 2020)
May 13, 2021
Lucy van de Wiel, "Freezing Fertility: Oocyte Cryopreservation and the Gender Politics of Aging" (NYU Press, 2020)
May 12, 2021
Michelle Nijhuis, "Beloved Beasts: Fighting for Life in an Age of Extinction" (Norton, 2021)
May 12, 2021
Jason Karlawish, "The Problem of Alzheimer's: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It" (St. Martin's Press, 2021)
May 11, 2021
David Weill, "Exhale: Hope, Healing, and a Life in Transplant" (Post Hill Press, 2021)
May 11, 2021
Philip Ball, "The Beauty of Chemistry: Art, Wonder, and Science" (MIT Press, 2021)
May 10, 2021
Peter Godfrey-Smith, "Metazoa: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind" (FSG, 2020)
May 03, 2021
Elise K. Burton, "Genetic Crossroads: The Middle East and the Science of Human Heredity" (Stanford UP, 2021)
Apr 29, 2021
Leigh Calvez, "The Hidden Lives of Owls: The Science and Spirit of Nature's Most Elusive Birds" (Sasquatch Books, 2016)
Apr 23, 2021
James Doucet-Battle, "Sweetness in the Blood: Race, Risk, and Type 2 Diabetes" (U Minnesota Press, 2021)
Apr 23, 2021
Herbert Terrace, "Why Chimpanzees Can't Learn Language and Only Humans Can" (Columbia UP, 2019)
Apr 21, 2021
Allison Cobb, "Plastic: An Autobiography" (Nightboat Books, 2021)
Apr 20, 2021
Christopher Thaiss, "Writing Science in the Twenty-First Century" (Broadview Press, 2019)
Apr 14, 2021
Teya Brooks Pribac, "Enter the Animal: Cross-Species Perspectives on Grief and Spirituality" (Sydney UP, 2021)
Apr 06, 2021
Avi Loeb, "Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth" (Houghton Mifflin, 2021)
Apr 06, 2021
James S. J. Schwartz, "The Value of Science in Space Exploration" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Apr 05, 2021
Jonas Peters and Nicolai Meinshausen, "The Raven's Hat: Fallen Pictures, Rising Sequences, and Other Mathematical Games" (MIT Press, 2021)
Apr 02, 2021
Doug Bierend. "In Search of Mycotopia: Citizen Science, Fungi Fanatics, and the Untapped Potential of Mushrooms" (Chelsea Green, 2021)
Apr 02, 2021
Roy Richard Grinker, "Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness" (Norton, 2021)
Mar 30, 2021
Rick McIntyre, "The Reign of Wolf 21: In the Valley of the Druid King" (Greystone Books, 2020)
Mar 22, 2021
Barbara J. King, "Animals' Best Friends: Putting Compassion to Work for Animals in Captivity and in the Wild" (U Chicago Press, 2021)
Mar 19, 2021
Courtney E. Thompson, "An Organ of Murder: Crime, Violence, and Phrenology in Nineteenth-Century America" (Rutgers UP, 2021)
Mar 19, 2021
A. Blair and K. von Greyerz, "Physico-Theology: Religion and Science in Europe, 1650–1750 (Johns Hopkins UP, 2020)
Mar 19, 2021
Alisha Rankin, "The Poison Trials: Wonder Drugs, Experiment, and the Battle for Authority in Renaissance Science" (Alisha Rankin, 2021)
Mar 18, 2021
Mitchell L. Hammond, "Epidemics and the Modern World" (University of Toronto Press, 2020)
Mar 17, 2021
David Payne on the Community of Scientists and Diversity
Mar 12, 2021
Jeremy DeSilva, "First Steps: How Upright Walking Made Us Human" (Harper, 2021)
Mar 12, 2021
Edzard Ernst, "Chiropractic: Not All That It's Cracked Up to Be" (Springer, 2020)
Mar 08, 2021
Han Yu, "Mind Thief: The Story of Alzheimer's" (Columbia UP, 2021)
Mar 03, 2021
J. Jureidini and L. B. McHenry, "The Illusion of Evidence-Based Medicine: Exposing the Crisis of Credibility in Clinical Research" (Wakefield Press, 2020)
Mar 03, 2021
Erika Engelhaupt, "Gory Details: Adventures from the Dark Side of Science" (National Geographic, 2020)
Feb 25, 2021
Imitating Viruses: How Technology Can Help Us Be Better Prepared For Pandemics
Feb 24, 2021
Tracie White and Ronald W. Davis, "The Puzzle Solver: A Scientist's Desperate Hunt to Cure the Illness That Stole His Son" (Hachette, 2021)
Feb 24, 2021
Milo Beckman, "Math Without Numbers" (Dutton, 2020)
Feb 22, 2021
Seema Yasmin, "Viral BS: Medical Myths and Why We Fall for Them" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2021)
Feb 22, 2021
Alan Lightman, "Probable Impossibilities: Musings on Beginnings and Endings" (Pantheon, 2021)
Feb 18, 2021
Emily Willingham, "Phallacy: Life Lessons from the Animal Penis" (Avery, 2020)
Feb 17, 2021
David Badre, "On Task: How Our Brain Gets Things Done" (Princeton UP, 2020)
Feb 17, 2021
Jacqueline Mitton and Simon Mitton, "Vera Rubin: A Life" (Harvard UP, 2021)
Feb 16, 2021
Henry T. Greely, "CRISPR People: The Science and Ethics of Editing Humans" (The MIT Press, 2021)
Feb 15, 2021
Thomas Pradeu, "Philosophy of Immunology" (Cambridge UP, 2020)
Feb 10, 2021
Jack Price, "The Future of Brain Repair: A Realist's Guide to Stem Cell Therapy" (MIT Press, 2020)
Feb 10, 2021
Jennifer M. Rampling, "The Experimental Fire: Inventing English Alchemy, 1300-1700" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Feb 08, 2021
Michael Rossi, "The Republic of Color: Science, Perception, and the Making of Modern America" (Chicago UP, 2019)
Feb 05, 2021
Simon Baron-Cohen, "The Pattern Seekers: A New Theory of Human Invention" (Allen Lane, 2020)
Jan 26, 2021
J. Rosenhouse, "Games for Your Mind: The History and Future of Logic Puzzles" (Princeton UP, 2020)
Jan 25, 2021
Brian Deer, "The Doctor Who Fooled the World: Andrew Wakefield's War on Vaccines" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2020)
Jan 25, 2021
David Sepkoski, "Catastrophic Thinking: Extinction and the Value of Diversity from Darwin to the Anthropocene" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Jan 22, 2021
R. Douglas Fields, "Electric Brain: How the New Science of Brainwaves Reads Minds, Tells Us How We Learn, and Helps Us Change for the Better" (BenBella, 2020)
Jan 19, 2021
Andrew Jewett, "Science Under Fire: Challenges to Scientific Authority in Modern America" (Harvard UP, 2020)
Jan 19, 2021
Rob DeSalle, "A Natural History of Color: The Science Behind What We See and How We See it" (Pegasus Books, 2020)
Jan 13, 2021
Daniel Oberhaus, "Extraterrestrial Languages" (MIT Press, 2019)
Jan 06, 2021
Can we Bring Extinct Species Back?: A Conversation with Beth Shapiro
Jan 04, 2021
Daniel Lieberman, "Exercised: How We Did Not Evolve to Exercise and What to Do about It" (Pantheon, 2021)
Dec 31, 2020
Jonathan C. Slaght, "Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl" (FSG, 2020)
Dec 24, 2020
Paul Davies, "The Demon in the Machine: How Hidden Webs of Information Are Solving the Mystery of Life" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Dec 24, 2020
Russell T. Warne, "In the Know: Debunking 35 Myths about Human Intelligence" (Cambridge UP, 2020)
Dec 24, 2020
Eben Kirksey, "The Mutant Project: Inside the Global Race to Genetically Modify Humans" (St. Martin's Press, 2020)
Dec 23, 2020
Louise M. Pryke, "Turtle" (Reaction Books, 2020)
Dec 16, 2020
Nick Haddad, "The Last Butterflies: A Scientist's Quest to Save a Rare and Vanishing Creature" (Princeton UP, 2019)
Dec 16, 2020
James D. Stein, "The Fate of Schrodinger's Cat: Using Math and Computers to Explore the Counterintuitive" (World Scientific, 2020)
Dec 07, 2020
Scholarly Communications: A Discussion with Elisa De Ranieri, Editor-in-Chief of "Nature Communications"
Dec 07, 2020
A. Espay and B. Stecher, "Brain Fables: The Hidden History of Neurodegenerative Diseases and a Blueprint to Conquer Them" (Cambridge UP, 2020)
Dec 04, 2020
Glenn Sauer, "Points of Contact: Science, Religion, and the Search for Truth" (Orbis Books, 2020)
Dec 02, 2020
Anna Weltman, "Supermath: The Power of Numbers for Good and Evil" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2020)
Dec 01, 2020
Soraya de Chadarevian, "Heredity Under the Microscope: Chromosomes and the Study of the Human Genome" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Nov 24, 2020
K. C. Smith and C. Mariscal, "Social and Conceptual Issues in Astrobiology" (Oxford UP, 2020)
Nov 23, 2020
Jimena Canales, "Bedeviled: A Shadow History of Demons in Science" (Princeton UP, 2020)
Nov 16, 2020
Gina Rippon, "Gender and our Brains: How New Neuroscience Explodes the Myths of the Male and Female Minds (Vintage, 2020)
Nov 16, 2020
Alfred S. Posamentier, "The Joy of Geometry" (Prometheus, 2020)
Nov 11, 2020
Hugh Raffles, "The Book of Unconformities: Speculations on Lost Time" (Pantheon Books, 2020)
Nov 04, 2020
M. Bekoff and J. Pierce, "The Animals' Agenda: Freedom, Compassion, and Coexistence in the Human Age" (Beacon Press, 2017)
Nov 03, 2020
I. Newkirk and G. Stone, "Animalkind: Remarkable Discoveries about Animals and Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion" (Simon and Schuster, 2020)
Oct 30, 2020
Gina Rippon, "Gender and Our Brains: How New Neuroscience Explodes the Myths of the Male and Female Minds" (Vintage, 2020)
Oct 27, 2020
Robert Plomin, "Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are" (MIT Press, 2019)
Oct 22, 2020
Valerie Olson, "Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics Beyond Earth" (U Minnesota Press, 2018)
Oct 20, 2020
Rene Almeling, "GUYnecology: The Missing Science of Men’s Reproductive Health" (U California Press, 2020)
Oct 15, 2020
Scholarly Communication: An Interview with Joerg Heber of PLOS
Oct 14, 2020
Boel Berner, "Strange Blood: The Rise and Fall of Lamb Blood Transfusion in 19th-Century Medicine and Beyond" (Transcript Verlag, 2020)
Oct 12, 2020
Kat Arney, "Rebel Cell: Cancer, Evolution, and the New Science of Life's Oldest Betrayal" (Benbella Books, 2020)
Oct 09, 2020
Morality in Nature: What Honeybees and Flowers Can Tell Us about its Origin
Oct 07, 2020
Jeremy England, "Every Life is on Fire: How Thermodynamics Explains the Origins of Living Things" (Basic Books, 2020)
Oct 05, 2020
Frans de Waal, "Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves" (Norton, 2019)
Oct 01, 2020
Thom van Dooren, "The Wake of Crows: Living and Dying in Shared Worlds" (Columbia UP, 2019)
Sep 30, 2020
Scholarly Communications: An Interview with Helen Pearson of 'Nature'
Sep 29, 2020
Dr. Christopher Harris on Teaching Neuroscience
Sep 24, 2020
Zachary Dorner, "Merchants of Medicine: The Commerce and Coercion of Health in Britain’s Long 18th Century" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Sep 18, 2020
Carl Safina, "Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace" (Henry Holt, 2020)
Sep 17, 2020
Nick Chater, "The Mind Is Flat: The Remarkable Shallowness of the Improvising Brain" (Yale UP, 2019)
Sep 17, 2020
Jessica Pierce, "Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets" (U Chicago Press, 2016)
Sep 14, 2020
Katherine Kinzler, "How You Say It: Why You Talk the Way You Do - And What It Says About You" (HMH, 2020)
Sep 11, 2020
David Haig, "From Darwin to Derrida: Selfish Genes, Social Selves, and the Meanings of Life" (MIT Press, 2020)
Sep 10, 2020
David J. Hand, "Dark Data: Why What You Don't Know Matters" (Princeton UP, 2020)
Sep 04, 2020
György Buzsáki, "The Brain from Inside Out" (Oxford UP, 2019)
Aug 27, 2020
Adam Rutherford, "How to Argue With a Racist" (The Experiment, 2020)
Aug 27, 2020
Steven Shapin, "The Scientific Revolution" (U Chicago Press, 2018)
Aug 26, 2020
David Bressoud, "Calculus Reordered: A History of the Big Ideas" (Princeton UP, 2019)
Aug 24, 2020
Stuart Ritchie, "Science Fictions: Exposing Fraud, Bias, Negligence, and Hype in Science" (Penguin Books, 2020)
Aug 10, 2020
Solomon Goldstein-Rose, "The 100% Solution: A Plan for Solving Climate Change" (Melville House, 2020)
Jul 29, 2020
Marc Zimmer, "The State of Science" (Prometheus Books, 2020)
Jul 21, 2020
David Kaiser, "Quantum Legacies: Dispatches from an Uncertain World" (U Chicago Press, 2020)
Jul 13, 2020
Cailin O’Connor, "Games in the Philosophy of Biology" (Cambridge UP, 2020)
Jul 10, 2020
Eric Holthaus, "The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What’s Possible in the Age of Warming" (HarperOne, 2020)
Jun 30, 2020
Lee McIntyre, "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience" (MIT Press, 2019)
Jun 24, 2020
Henry M. Cowles, "The Scientific Method: An Evolution of Thinking from Darwin to Dewey" (Harvard UP, 2020)
Jun 17, 2020
Controlling the Scientific Narrative: Randomized Controlled Trials and The Manipulation of “Control”
Jun 03, 2020
Brian Greene, "Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe" (Random House, 2020)
Jun 02, 2020
A. M. Barton and W. S. Keeton, "Ecology and Recovery of Eastern Old-Growth Forests" (Island Press, 2018)
May 14, 2020
Leslie M. Harris, "Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies" (U Georgia Press, 2019)
Apr 28, 2020
Wade Roush, "Extraterrestrials" (MIT Press, 2020)
Apr 27, 2020
Jodi Hilty, "Corridor Ecology: Linking Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Climate Adaptation" (Island Press, 2019)
Apr 20, 2020
Wenfei Tong, "Bird Love: The Family Life of Birds" (Princeton UP, 2020)
Apr 17, 2020
Ray Dorsey, "Ending Parkinson's Disease: A Prescription for Action" (Public Affairs, 2020)
Apr 06, 2020
Matt Cook, "Sleight of Mind: 75 Ingenious Paradoxes in Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy" (MIT Press, 2020)
Mar 30, 2020
Adrian Currie, "Rock, Bone, and Ruin: An Optimist’s Guide to the Historical Sciences" (MIT Press, 2018)
Mar 27, 2020
Andrew Leigh, "Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Are Changing Our World" (Yale UP, 2018)
Mar 26, 2020
Kareem Khalifa, "Understanding, Explanation and Scientific Knowledge" (Cambridge UP, 2017)
Mar 10, 2020
Phillipa Chong, “Inside the Critics’ Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times” (Princeton UP, 2020)
Feb 25, 2020
Amy Shira Teitel, "Breaking the Chains of Gravity: The Story of Spaceflight Before NASA" (Bloomsbury, 2016)
Feb 21, 2020
Alistair Sponsel, "Darwin’s Evolving Identity: Adventure, Ambition, and the Sin of Speculation" (U Chicago Press, 2018)
Feb 14, 2020
Gil Eyal, "The Crisis of Expertise" (Polity, 2019)
Feb 10, 2020
Travis Dumsday, "Dispositionalism and the Metaphysics of Science" (Cambridge UP, 2019)
Feb 10, 2020
Michael F. Robinson, "The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture" (U Chicago Press, 2006)
Feb 07, 2020
David Adger, "Language Unlimited: The Science Behind Our Most Creative Power" (Oxford UP, 2019)
Feb 04, 2020
K. Linder et al., "Going Alt-Ac: A Guide to Alternative Academic Careers" (Stylus Publishing, 2020)
Jan 30, 2020
Brian Clegg, "Conundrum: Crack the Ultimate Cipher Challenge" (Icon Books, 2019)
Jan 28, 2020
Neil Maher, "Apollo in the Age of Aquarius" (Harvard UP, 2017)
Jan 24, 2020
Daniel Kennefick, "No Shadow of Doubt: The 1919 Eclipse that Confirmed Einstein’s Theory of Relativity" (Princeton UP, 2019)
Jan 17, 2020
James Schwartz, "The Ethics of Space Exploration" (Springer, 2016)
Jan 16, 2020
Angelina Callahan, "NASA in the World: Fifty Years of International Collaboration in Space" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
Dec 27, 2019
Phoebe Moore, "The Quantified Self in Precarity: Work, Technology and What Counts" (Routledge, 2017)
Dec 26, 2019
Steve Fuller, "The Proactionary Imperative: A Foundation for Transhumanism" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
Dec 19, 2019
David Spiegelhalter, "The Art of Statistics: How to Learn from Data" (Basic, 2019)
Dec 13, 2019
E. Jones-Imhotep and T. Adcock, "Made Modern: Science and Technology in Canadian History" (UBC Press, 2018)
Dec 10, 2019
Alberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)
Dec 03, 2019
Julian Havil, "Curves for the Mathematically Curious" (Princeton UP, 2019)
Nov 15, 2019
Michael E. Mann, "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars : Dispatches from the Front Lines" (2012)
Nov 11, 2019
John Gribbin, "Six Impossible Things: The ‘Quanta of Solace’ and the Mysteries of the Subatomic World" (Icon Books, 2019)
Nov 05, 2019
Kathryn Conrad on University Press Publishing
Nov 03, 2019
J. Neuhaus, "Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to Be Effective Teachers" (West Virginia UP, 2019)
Oct 24, 2019
Valerie Olson, "Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics Beyond Earth" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)
Oct 18, 2019
Theodore Dalrymple, "False Positive: A Year of Error, Omission, and Political Correctness in the New England Journal of Medicine" (Encounter Books, 2019)
Oct 17, 2019
David Lindsay Roberts, "Republic of Numbers: Unexpected Stories of Mathematical Americans through History" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2019)
Oct 17, 2019
Oren Harman, "Evolutions: Fifteen Myths That Explain Our World" (FSG, 2018)
Oct 14, 2019
Thomas Hager, "Ten Drugs: How Plants, Powders, and Pills Have Shaped the History of Medicine" (Abrams Press, 2019)
Oct 14, 2019
Justin Garson, "What Biological Functions are and Why They Matter" (Cambridge UP, 2019)
Oct 10, 2019
David Sinclair, "LifeSpan: Why We Age and Why We Don't Have To" (Simon and Schuster, 2019)
Oct 04, 2019
E. H. Ecklund and D. R. Johnson, "Secularity and Science: What Scientists Around the World Really Think of Religion" (Oxford UP, 2019)
Sep 05, 2019
Emily Lakdawalla, "The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs Its Job" (Springer, 2018)
Aug 30, 2019
Michael Kodas, "Megafire: The Race to Extinguish a Deadly Epidemic of Flame" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017)
Aug 23, 2019
David Philip Miller, "The Life and Legend of James Watt" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2019)
Aug 13, 2019
Shai Lavi, "Bioethics and Biopolitics in Israel: Socio-legal, Political and Empirical Analysis" (Cambridge UP, 2019)
Aug 12, 2019
Samir Okasha, "Agents and Goals in Evolution" (Oxford UP, 2018)
Aug 09, 2019
Violet Moller, "The Map of Knowledge: A Thousand-Year History of How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found" (Doubleday, 2019)
Jul 31, 2019
David R. Montgomery, "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life" (W. W. Norton, 2018)
Jul 26, 2019
Vanessa Heggie, "Higher and Colder: A History of Extreme Physiology and Exploration" (U Chicago Press, 2019)
Jul 26, 2019
John D. Hawks, "Almost Human: The Astonishing Tale of Homo naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human Story" (National Geographic, 2017)
Jul 19, 2019
Paul Sutter, "Your Place in the Universe: Understanding Our Big, Messy Existence" (Prometheus, 2018)
Jul 18, 2019
Robin Scheffler, “A Contagious Cause: The American Hunt for Cancer Viruses and the Rise of Molecular Medicine" (U Chicago Press, 2019)
Jul 04, 2019
Philip W. Clements, "Science in an Extreme Environment: The American Mount Everest Expedition" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2018)
Jun 28, 2019
David Munns, "Engineering the Environment: Phytotrons and the Quest for Climate Control in the Cold War" (U Pittsburgh Press, 2017)
Jun 24, 2019
Nicholas Shea, "Representation in Cognitive Science" (Oxford UP, 2018)
Jun 10, 2019
Stephan Bullard, "A Day-by-Day Chronicle of the 2013-2016 Ebola Outbreak" (Springer, 2018)
Jun 07, 2019
Jessica Pierce, "Unleashing Your Dog: A Field Guide to Giving Your Canine Companion the Best Life Possible" (New World Library, 2019)
May 07, 2019
Eric Topol, "Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again" (Basic Books, 2019)
May 07, 2019
Chris Bernhardt, "Quantum Computing for Everyone" (MIT Press, 2019)
May 02, 2019
Kate Brown, "Manuel for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future" (Norton, 2019)
Apr 19, 2019
Christopher Preston, "The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World" (MIT Press, 2018)
Apr 18, 2019
Emily Dawson, "Equity, Exclusion and Everyday Science Learning: The Experiences of Minoritised Groups" (Routledge, 2019)
Apr 18, 2019
Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing
Mar 19, 2019
Rick Van Noy, "Sudden Spring: Stories of Adaptation in a Climate-Changed South" (U Georgia Press, 2019)
Mar 08, 2019
Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson, "Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body" (Avery, 2017)
Feb 13, 2019
Jonathan Birch, "The Philosophy of Social Evolution" (Oxford UP, 2017)
Feb 11, 2019
Peter Hotez, "Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism: My Journey as a Vaccine Scientist, Pediatrician, and Autism Dad" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018)
Feb 07, 2019
Elliott Sober, "The Design Argument" (Cambridge UP, 2018)
Jan 28, 2019
Benoît Majerus, "From the Middle Ages to Today: Experiences and Representations of Madness in Paris" (Parigramme, 2018)
Jan 16, 2019
Maria Kronfeldner, "What's Left of Human Nature? A Post-Essentialist, Pluralist, and Interactive Account of a Contested Concept" (MIT Press, 2018)
Jan 15, 2019
George E. Mobus and Michael C. Kalton, "Principles of Systems Science" (Springer Verlag, 2015)
Jan 02, 2019
William B. Young and Stephen D. Silberstein, "Navigating Life with Migraine and Other Headaches" (Oxford UP, 2018)
Dec 31, 2018
Paul A. Offit, "Do You Believe in Magic?: Vitamins, Supplements, and All Things Natural" (Harper, 2014)
Dec 28, 2018
Steve Stewart-Williams, "The Ape That Understood the Universe: How Mind and Culture Evolve" (Cambridge UP, 2018)
Dec 26, 2018
Samuel Schindler, "Theoretical Virtues in Science: Discovering Reality Through Theory" (Cambridge UP, 2018)
Dec 14, 2018
McKenzie Wark, "General Intellects: Twenty-One Thinkers for the Twenty-First Century" (Verso, 2017)
Dec 06, 2018
Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers, "The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War" (U Chicago Press, 2018)
Nov 28, 2018
Geraint F. Lewis and Luke A. Barnes, “A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos” (Cambridge UP, 2016)
Nov 13, 2018
David P. Barash, “Through a Glass Brightly: Using Science to See Our Species as We Really Are” (Oxford UP, 2018)
Nov 13, 2018
Andrew C. A. Elliott, “Is That a Big Number?” (Oxford UP, 2018)
Nov 09, 2018
Rachel Z. Arndt, “Beyond Measure” (Sarabande Books, 2018)
Oct 12, 2018
Theodore M. Porter, “Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity” (Princeton UP, 2018)
Oct 11, 2018
Hervé Guillemain, “Schizophrenics in the Twentieth Century: The Side Effects of History” (Alma, 2018)
Oct 09, 2018
Peter Harries-Jones, “Upside-Down Gods: Gregory Bateson’s World of Difference” (Fordham UP, 2016)
Oct 04, 2018
Byron Reese, “The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity” (Simon & Schuster, 2018)
Oct 04, 2018
S. Hayes and D. S. Wilson, “Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science: An Integrated Framework for Understanding, Predicting, and Influencing Human Behavior” (Context Press, 2018)
Sep 27, 2018
Anjan Chakravartty, “Scientific Ontology: Integrating Naturalized Metaphysics and Voluntarist Epistemology” (Oxford UP, 2017)
Sep 17, 2018
Andrew J. Hogan, “Life Histories of Genetic Disease: Patterns and Prevention in Postwar Medical Genetics” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2016)
Sep 13, 2018
Albert Müller, ed., “The Beginning of Heaven and Earth Has No Name: Seven Days With Second-Order Cybernetics” (Fordham UP, 2014)
Sep 05, 2018
Dorothy H. Crawford, “Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped our History” (Oxford UP, 2018)
Aug 09, 2018
Joëlle Gergis, “Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia” (Melbourne UP, 2018)
Jul 27, 2018
Sabina Leonelli, “Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study” (U Chicago Press, 2016)
Jul 27, 2018
Randi Hutter Epstein, “Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything” (Norton, 2018)
Jul 18, 2018
Eric Winsberg, “Philosophy and Climate Science” (Cambridge UP, 2018)
Jul 16, 2018
Sam Kean, “The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code” (Back Bay, 2013)
Jul 10, 2018
Jonathan W. Marshall, “Performing Neurology: The Dramaturgy of Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
May 29, 2018
Jörg Matthias Determann, “Space Science and the Arab World: Astronauts, Observatories, and Nationalism in the Middle East” (I. B. Tauris, 2018)
May 11, 2018
Sam Kean, “The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons” (Little, Brown and Co., 2015)
Apr 26, 2018
Sigrid Schmalzer, et. al., “Science for the People: Documents from America’s Movement of Radical Scientists (UMass Press, 2018)
Apr 23, 2018
Susan M. Squier, “Epigenetic Landscapes: Drawings as Metaphor” (Duke UP, 2017)
Apr 17, 2018
Karl H. Muller et al., “New Horizons for Second-Order Cybernetics” (World Scientific, 2017)
Apr 13, 2018
Thomas Morris, “The Matter of the Heart: A History of the Heart in Eleven Operations” (Thomas Dunne, 2018)
Apr 11, 2018
Molly Ladd-Taylor, “Fixing the Poor: Eugenic Sterilization and Child Welfare in the Twentieth Century” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017)
Mar 28, 2018
Menachem Fisch, “Creatively Undecided: Toward a History and Philosophy of Scientific Agency” (U Chicago Press, 2017 )
Mar 15, 2018
Andrew Lees, “Mentored by a Madman: The William Burroughs Experiment” (Notting Hill Editions, 2017)
Mar 12, 2018
Henry Jay Przybylo, “Counting Backwards: A Doctor’s Notes on Anesthesia” (W.W. Norton, 2017)
Mar 07, 2018
Michael Shermer, “Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia” (Henry Holt, 2018)
Feb 20, 2018
Dmitry Novikov, “Cybernetics: Past to Future” (Springer Verlag, 2016)
Feb 15, 2018
Howard I. Kushner, “On the Other Hand: Left Hand, Right Brain, Mental Disorder, and History” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2017)
Feb 14, 2018
Ty Tashiro, “Awkward: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward and Why That’s Awesome” (Harper Collins, 2017)
Feb 13, 2018
Erika Dyck and Alex Deighton, “Managing Madness” (U Manitoba Press, 2017)
Jan 31, 2018
Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs, “Jonas Salk: A Life” (Oxford UP, 2015)
Dec 29, 2017
Dan Flores, “Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History” (Basic Books, 2016)
Dec 08, 2017
Abby Hafer, “The Not-So-Intelligent Designer: Why Evolution Explains the Human Body and Intelligent Design Does Not” (Cascade Books, 2015)
Nov 25, 2017
Climate Change Skepticism with Lawrence Torcello
Nov 02, 2017
Scott Bembenek, “The Cosmic Machine: The Science That Runs Our Universe and the Story Behind It” (Zoari Press, 2017)
Oct 23, 2017
Michael Wintroub, “The Voyage of Thought: Navigating Knowledge Across the Sixteenth-Century World” (Cambridge UP, 2017)
Oct 04, 2017
Brian Clegg, “Big Data: How the Information Revolution Is Transforming Our Lives” (Icon Books, 2017)
Sep 19, 2017
Jan De Winter, “Interests and Epistemic Integrity in Science” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)
Sep 15, 2017
Iwan Rhys Morus, ed.,”The Oxford Illustrated History of Science” (Oxford UP, 2017)
Sep 07, 2017
Ron Edwards, “The Edge of Evolution: Animality, Inhumanity, and Doctor Moreau” (Oxford UP, 2016)
Aug 25, 2017
Robert Wright, “Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment” (Simon and Schuster, 2017)
Aug 25, 2017
Gualtiero Piccinini, “Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account” (Oxford UP, 2016)
Jul 15, 2017
Brian Clegg, “The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe” (Icon Books, 2017)
Jun 29, 2017
Kees van Deemter, “Computational Models of Referring: A Study in Cognitive Science” (MIT Press, 2016)
Jun 22, 2017
Neil M. Maher, “Apollo in the Age of Aquarius” (Harvard UP, 2017)
Jun 20, 2017
Beau Lotto, “Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently” (Hatchette Books, 2017)
May 30, 2017
Sophia Roosth, “Synthetic: How Life Got Made” (U Chicago Press, 2017)
May 13, 2017
Tara H. Abraham, “Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch’s Transdisciplinary Life in Science” (MIT Press, 2016)
May 11, 2017
Lisa Messeri, “Placing Outer Space: An Earthly Ethnography of Other Worlds” (Duke UP, 2016)
May 04, 2017
J. C. McKeown, “A Cabinet of Ancient Medical Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the Healing Arts of Greece and Rome” (Oxford UP, 2017)
Apr 29, 2017
Tania Munz, “The Dancing Bees: Karl von Frisch and the Discovery of the Honeybee Language” (U of Chicago Press, 2016)
Apr 25, 2017
Raz Chen-Morris, “Measuring Shadows: Kepler’s Optics of Invisibility” (Penn State UP, 2016)
Mar 29, 2017
Colleen Derkatch, “Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine” (U of Chicago Press, 2016)
Mar 29, 2017
Kathleen McAuliffe, “This is Your Brain on Parasites: How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society” (Mariner Books, 2017)
Mar 21, 2017
Stephanie Ruphy, “Scientific Pluralism Reconsidered: A New Approach to the (Dis)unity of Science (U. Pittsburgh Press, 2017)
Mar 15, 2017
Carl Gillett, “Reduction and Emergence in Science and Philosophy” (Cambridge UP, 2016)
Feb 15, 2017
Berit Brogaard, “On Romantic Love: Simple Truths about a Complex Emotion” (Oxford UP, 2015)
Feb 13, 2017
Randy Olson, “Houston, We Have a Narrative: Why Science Needs Story” (U. Chicago Press, 2015)
Feb 04, 2017
Projit Bihari Mukharji, “Doctoring Traditions: Ayurveda, Small Technologies, and Braided Science: (University of Chicago Press, 2016)
Jan 16, 2017
Joshua Howe, “Behind the Curve: Science and the Politics of Global Warming” (U. Washington Press, 2016)
Jan 10, 2017
Brian Clegg, “Are Numbers Real? The Uncanny Relationship of Mathematics and the Physical World (St. Martin’s Press, 2016)
Jan 04, 2017
Ian Stewart, “Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe” (Basic Books, 2016)
Dec 29, 2016
Pamela S. Turner, “Crow Smarts/Samurai Rising” (HMH/Charlesbridge, 2016)
Oct 28, 2016
J.D. Trout, “Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science” (Oxford UP, 2016)
Oct 15, 2016
Asif A. Siddiqi, “The Red Rockets’ Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet Imagination, 1857-1957” (Cambridge UP, 2013)
Sep 30, 2016
Kenneth Schaffner, “Behaving: What’s Genetic, What’s Not, and Why Should We Care?” (Oxford UP, 2016)
Sep 15, 2016
Alfred S. Posamentier and Robert Geretschlager, “The Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line” (Prometheus Books, 2016)
Sep 11, 2016
Sandra Harding, “Objectivity and Diversity: A New Logic of Scientific Inquiry” (U. of Chicago Press, 2015)
Sep 07, 2016
James Rodger Fleming, “Inventing Atmospheric Science: Bjerknes, Rossby, Wexler, and the Foundations of Modern Meteorology” (MIT Press, 2016)
Aug 26, 2016
Peter Harrison, “The Territories of Science and Religion” (U. of Chicago Press, 2014)
Jul 21, 2016
Marta Zaraska, “Meathooked: The History and Science of our 2.5-Million-Year Obsession with Meat” (Basic Books, 2016)
Jul 05, 2016
Michael F. Robinson, “The Lost White Tribe: Explorers, Scientists, and the Theory that Changed a Continent” (Oxford UP, 2016)
Jun 03, 2016
Beineke and Rosenhouse, eds., “The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math” (Princeton UP, 2015)
May 23, 2016
Eben Kirksey, “Emergent Ecologies” (Duke UP, 2015)
Apr 18, 2016
Eric Dietrich, “Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World” (Columbia UP, )
Apr 15, 2016
David J. Stump, “Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science: Alternative Interpretations of the A Priori” (Routledge, 2015)
Feb 15, 2016
Ronald Chase, “Schizophrenia: A Brother Finds Answers in Biological Science” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2013)
Jan 26, 2016
Dale Jamieson, “Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed – and What It Means for Our Future” (Oxford UP, 2014)
Jan 21, 2016
Peter J. Gloviczki, “Journalism and Memorialization in the Age of Social Media” (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015)
Dec 30, 2015
Natasha Myers, “Rendering Life Molecular: Models, Modelers, and Excitable Matter” (Duke UP, 2015)
Dec 21, 2015
Brian Clegg, “How Many Moons Does the Earth Have? The Ultimate Science Quiz Book” (Icon Books, 2015)
Dec 07, 2015
Eric T. Meyer and Ralph Schroeder, “Knowledge Machines: Digital Transformations of the Sciences and Humanities” (MIT Press, 2015)
Nov 15, 2015
Anita Guerrini, “The Courtiers’ Anatomists: Animals and Humans in Louis XIV’s Paris” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)
Nov 04, 2015
Eugene Raikhel, Todd Meyers, Emily Yates-Doerr, “”
Oct 13, 2015
Isabelle Dussauge, Claes-Fredrik Helgesson, and Francis Lee, “Value Practices in the Life Sciences and Medicine” (Oxford UP, 2015)
Sep 26, 2015
Sandra Harding, “Objectivity and Diversity: Another Logic of Scientific Research” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)
Sep 04, 2015
Tom Jackson, “Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again” (Bloomsbury, 2015)
Aug 19, 2015
Raf De Bont, “Stations in the Field: A History of Place-Based Animal Research, 1870-1930” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)
Jul 24, 2015
James A. Secord, “Visions of Science: Books and Readers at the Dawn of the Victorian Age” (U of Chicago Press, 2014)
Jul 03, 2015
Tom McLeish, “Faith and Wisdom in Science” (Oxford UP, 2014)
May 22, 2015
Chris Morgan, “The Comic Galaxy of Mystery Science Theater 3000” (McFarland, 2015)
Apr 17, 2015
A. Mark Smith, “From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)
Mar 21, 2015
Nick Wilding, "Galileo's Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge" (U Chicago Press, 2014)
Mar 16, 2015
Nick Wilding, “Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge” (U Chicago Press, 2014)
Mar 15, 2015
Edmund Russell, “Evolutionary History: Uniting History and Biology to Understand Life on Earth” (
Mar 11, 2015
Orit Halpern, “Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reason since 1945” (Duke UP, 2014)
Mar 09, 2015
Nicolas Rasmussen, “Gene Jockeys: Life Science and the Rise of Biotech Enterprise” (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014)
Jan 30, 2015
Karen A. Rader and Victoria E. M. Cain, “Life on Display: Revolutionizing U.S. Museums of Science and Natural History in the Twentieth Century” (U of Chicago Press, 2014)
Jan 16, 2015
William Sheehan and Christopher Conselice, “Galactic Encounters” (Springer, 2014)
Jan 12, 2015
David A. Rothery, “Planet Mercury: From Pale Pink Dot to Dynamic World” (Springer, 2014)
Dec 28, 2014
Vera Kolb, “Astrobiology: An Evolutionary Approach” (CRC Press, 2014)
Dec 11, 2014
Daniel Margocsy, “Commercial Visions: Science, Trade, and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age” (University of Chicago Press, 2014)
Dec 09, 2014
James Giordano, “Neurotechnology in National Security and Defense” (CRC Press, 2014)
Dec 04, 2014
William J. Turkel, “Spark from the Deep” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2013)
Nov 13, 2014
Lawrence Lipking, “What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution” (Cornell UP, 2014)
Nov 05, 2014
Roberto Trotta, “The Edge of the Sky: All You Need to Know About the All-There-Is” (Basic Books, 2014)
Oct 21, 2014
Don Lincoln, “The Large Hadron Collider” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2014)
Oct 09, 2014
Mary-Jane Rubenstein, “Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse” (Columbia UP, 2014)
Sep 29, 2014
Mary-Jane Rubenstein, "Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse" (Columbia UP, 2014)
Sep 29, 2014
David N. Livingstone, “Dealing with Darwin: Place, Politics, and Rhetoric in Religious Engagements with Evolution” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2014)
Aug 06, 2014
Thomas McFaul and Al Brunsting, “God is Here to Stay: Science, Evolution, and Belief in God” (Wipf and Stock, 2014)
Jun 19, 2014
Jane Maienschein, “Embryos Under the Microscope: The Diverging Meanings of Life” (Harvard UP, 2014)
Jun 12, 2014
Omar W. Nasim, “Observing by Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Jun 02, 2014
Melinda B. Fagan, “Philosophy of Stem Cell Biology: Knowledge in Flesh and Blood” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
May 15, 2014
Richard Yeo, “Notebooks, English Virtuosi, and Early Modern Science” (University of Chicago Press, 2014)
May 14, 2014
Oscar E. Fernandez, “Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us (Princeton UP, 2014)
Apr 17, 2014
Robert Mitchell, “Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science and Literature” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2013)
Apr 16, 2014
Abena Dove Osseo-Asare, “Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa” (University of Chicago Press, 2014)
Apr 10, 2014
David Kaiser, “How the Hippies Saved Physics” (W.W. Norton, 2012)
Apr 02, 2014
Matthew C. Hunter, “Wicked Intelligence” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Mar 23, 2014
John Hibbing et al., “Predisposed: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences” (Routledge, 2013)
Feb 24, 2014
Michael Pettit, “The Science of Deception: Psychology and Commerce in America” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Feb 19, 2014
Chuck Adler, “Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction” (Princeton UP, 2014)
Feb 14, 2014
Hallam Stevens, “Life Out Of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bioinformatics” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Jan 31, 2014
John Waldman, “Running Silver: Restoring Atlantic Rivers and Their Great Fish Migrations” (Lyons Press, 2013)
Jan 16, 2014
Michael Weisberg, “Simulation and Similarity: Using Models to Understand the World” (Oxford UP, 2013)
Jan 15, 2014
Gabriel Finkelstein, “Emil du Bois-Reymond: Neuroscience, Self, and Society in Nineteenth-Century Germany” (MIT Press, 2013)
Jan 14, 2014
Angela N. H. Creager, “Life Atomic: A History of Radioisotopes in Science and Medicine” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Jan 07, 2014
Sarah S. Richardson, Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Nov 27, 2013
Kim TallBear, “Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science” (University of Minnesota Press, 2013)
Nov 23, 2013
Muhammed Ali Khalidi, “Natural Categories and Human Kinds: Classification in the Natural and Social Sciences” (Cambridge UP, 2013)
Nov 15, 2013
William J. Clancey, “Working on Mars: Voyages of Scientific Discovery with the Mars Exploration Rovers” (MIT Press, 2012)
Nov 03, 2013
Dorothy H. Crawford, “Virus Hunt: The Search for the Origin of HIV” (Oxford UP, 2013)
Oct 16, 2013
Adam R. Shapiro, “Trying Biology: The Scopes Trial, Textbooks, and the Anti-Evolution Movement in American Schools” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Sep 27, 2013
Tim Maudlin, “Philosophy of Physics: Space and Time” (Princeton UP, 2012)
Sep 17, 2013
Michael Ruse, “The Gaia Hypothesis: Science on a Pagan Planet” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
Sep 08, 2013
Hannah S. Decker, “The Making of DSM-III: A Diagnostic Manual’s Conquest of American Psychiatry” (Oxford UP, 2013)
Aug 23, 2013
David Munns, “A Single Sky: How an International Community Forged the Science of Radio Astronomy” (MIT Press, 2012)
Jul 29, 2013
Nathaniel Comfort, “The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine” (Yale UP, 2012)
Jul 05, 2013
Maki Fukuoka, “The Premise of Fidelity: Science, Visuality, and Representing the Real in 19th-Century Japan” (Stanford UP, 2012)
Jun 22, 2013
Brian Clegg, “Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe” (Icon Books, 2013)
Jun 04, 2013
Helen Longino, “Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality” (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
May 15, 2013
Victor Stenger, “God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion” (Prometheus, 2012)
May 07, 2013
Marlene Zuk, “Paleofantasy: What Evolution Really Tells Us about Sex, Diet, and How We Live” (Norton, 2013)
Apr 22, 2013
Kathleen M. Vogel, “Phantom Menace or Looming Danger?: A New Framework for Assessing Bioweapons Threats” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2012)
Apr 17, 2013
Meir Hemmo and Orly Shenker, “The Road to Maxwell’s Demon: Conceptual Foundations of Statistical Mechanics” (Cambridge UP, 2012)
Apr 15, 2013
Lawrence M. Krauss, “A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather than Nothing” (Atria, 2012)
Feb 13, 2013
Christopher I. Beckwith, “Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World (Princeton University Press, 2012)
Jan 22, 2013
Alec Foege, “The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great” (Basic Books, 2013)
Jan 17, 2013
Michael D. Gordin, “The Pseudo-Science Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe” (University of Chicago Press, 2012)
Jan 15, 2013
Katy Price, “Loving Faster Than Light: Romance and Readers in Einstein’s Universe” (University of Chicago Press, 2012)
Jan 09, 2013
David Sepkoski, “Rereading the Fossil Record: The Growth of Paleobiology as an Evolutionary Discipline” (University of Chicago, 2012)
Nov 20, 2012
Chris Cooper, “Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat: The Science Behind Drugs in Sport” (Oxford University Press, 2012)
Oct 09, 2012
Robert Westman, “The Copernican Question: Prognostication, Skepticism, and Celestial Order” (University of California Press, 2011)
Aug 29, 2012
Anjan Chakravartty, “A Metaphysics for Scientific Realism: Knowing the Unobservable” (Cambridge UP, 2007)
Jul 27, 2012
P. Kyle Stanford, “Exceeding Our Grasp: Science, History, and the Problem of Unconceived Alternatives” (Oxford UP, 2006)
Jul 17, 2012
Hanna Rose Shell, “Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Photography, and the Media of Reconnaissance” (Zone Books, 2012)
Jul 09, 2012
Philip Kitcher, “Science in a Democratic Society” (Prometheus Books, 2011)
Jun 09, 2012
D. Graham Burnett, “The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century” (University of Chicago Press, 2012)
May 15, 2012
Paul Thagard, “The Cognitive Science of Science: Explanation, Discovery, and Conceptual Change” (MIT Press, 2012)
May 15, 2012
Lawrence Busch, “Standards: Recipes for Reality” (MIT Press, 2011)
Apr 16, 2012
David Edwards, “The Lab: Creativity and Culture” (Harvard University Press, 2010)
Apr 02, 2012
John Eric Goff, “Gold Medal Physics: The Science of Sports” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2009)
Aug 15, 2011
Mark Stephen Meadows, “We Robot: Skywalker’s Hand, Blade Runners, Iron Man, Slutbots, and How Fiction Became Fact” (Lyons Press, 2011)
Jul 06, 2011
Alex Vilenkin, “Many Worlds in One: The Search for Other Universes” (Hill and Wang, 2006)
Apr 01, 2011
Ian Sample, “Massive: The Missing Particle that Sparked the Greatest Hunt in Science” (Basic Books, 2010)
Jan 14, 2011
Ann Fabian, “The Skull Collectors: Race, Science and America’s Unburied Dead” (University of Chicago, 2010)
Dec 17, 2010
James Fleming, “Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control” (Columbia UP, 2010)
Oct 20, 2010
Abigail Foerstner, “James Van Allen: The First Eight Billion Miles” (University of Iowa Press, 2007)
Feb 27, 2008