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Professor Penrose is one of the world’s leading mathematicians and a man who has also made significant contributions to theoretical physics.
The possibility of the existence of multiple universes is a hot topic among cosmologists, and John D.
Sandra Steingraber is an internationally known ecologist and environmental educator.
Susan Freinkel had me from the minute I finished reading about her attempt to try to live without plastic for a week. It lasted a total of . . .
The April release of this colorful and interesting guide to renewable energy and broader environmental concerns coincides with Earth celebrations around the world, the annual international focus on
In Marcus Wohlsen’s excellent first book, biopunks are biological hackers or tinkerers hoping to do the same thing that large biotech firms do, only do it more openly and less expensively.
Amy Stewart is right. When it comes to “bugs” we are seriously outnumbered. According to her math, the ratio runs about 200 million to one.