Subscribe
Subscribe
MY AMERICAN SCIENTIST
LOG IN! REGISTER!
SEARCH
 
Logo IMG
HOME > SCIENTISTS' NIGHTSTAND > BROWSE SCIENTISTS' NIGHTSTAND BY PUBLICATION TYPE

Book Review


Particular Physics

George Kauffman, Laurie Kauffman

A review of The Quotable Einstein, edited by Alice Calaprice.

Save to Library

Inflation Appreciation

Y. Ng

A review of The Inflationary Universe: The Quest For a New Theory of Cosmic Origins, by Alan Guth.

Save to Library

Deep Impact

Lucy-Ann McFadden

A review of Impact! The Threat of Comets and Asteroids, by Gerrit L. Verschuur, Asteroid: Earth Destroyer or New Frontier?, by Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Mining The Sky: Untold Riches from the Asteroids, Comets, and Planets, by John S. Lewis.

Save to Library

Grappling for Light, Stability and Reproductive Success

Michael Purugganan

A review of The Evolutionary Biology of Plants, by Karl J. Niklas.

Save to Library

Space Race

Aleksander Gurshtein

A review of Korolev: How One Man Masterminded the Soviet Drive to Beat America to the Moon, by James Harford.

Save to Library

Planetary Realignment

Sherman Suter

A review of The Late Devonian Mass Extinction: the Frasnian/Famennian Crisis, by George R. McGhee, Jr.

Save to Library

Acid Test

Tom Tietenberg

A review of Acid Rain and Environmental Degradation: The Economics of Emission Trading, by Ger Klaassen.

Save to Library

World Watch

William Schlesinger

A review of Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems, edited by Brian Walker and Will Steffen.

Save to Library

Uprooted Findings

Philip Gingerich

A review of The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America, edited by Donald R. Prothero and Robert J. Emry.

Save to Library

Last Year's Model

Marcel Holyoak

A review of Population Dynamics in Ecological Space and Time, edited by Olin E. Rhodes, Jr., Ronald K. Chesser and Michael H. Smith.

Save to Library


Total Records : 1227


 

Connect With Us:

Facebook Icon Sm Twitter Icon Google+ Icon Pinterest Icon RSS Feed

Sigma Xi/Amazon Smile (SciNight)


Latest Multimedia

Alvin Sub

Happy Birthday to Alvin! August 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Alvin, the submersible that has been so influential in ocean research, including the discovery of hydrothermal vents. In 2014, a retrofitted Alvin also took its first test cruise.

Heather Olins, a doctoral candidate at Harvard, studies microbial ecology at deep sea hydrothermal vents with the help of Alvin, and shares her personal tribute to the submersible on these landmark occasions.

To view all multimedia content, click "Latest Multimedia"!


Subscribe to Free eNewsletters!

  • Sigma Xi SmartBrief:

    A free daily summary of the latest news in scientific research. Each story is summarized concisely and linked directly to the original source for further reading.

  • American Scientist Update

  • An early peek at each new issue, with descriptions of feature articles, columns, Science Observers and more. Every other issue contains links to everything in the latest issue's table of contents.

  • Scientists' Nightstand

  • News of book reviews published in American Scientist and around the web, as well as other noteworthy happenings in the world of science books.

    To sign up for automatic emails of the American Scientist Update and Scientists' Nightstand issues, create an online profile, then sign up in the My AmSci area.


Subscribe to American Scientist