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“The Colonel Says”

Corey S. Powell

A review of An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth: What Going into Space Taught Me about Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything, by Chris Hadfield

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Keeping the Holmes Fires Burning

Dianne Timblin

A review of The Scientific Sherlock Holmes: Cracking the Case with Science and Forensics, by James O’Brien, and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes, by Maria Konnikova

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How to Best the Beast Within

Jenny Jennings Foerst

A review of THE BOOK OF BARELY IMAGINED BEINGS: A 21st Century Bestiary, by Caspar Henderson

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Gridding Gotham

Tim Stallmann

A review of THE MEASURE OF MANHATTAN: The Tumultuous Career and Surprising Legacy of John Randel Jr., Cartographer, Surveyor, Inventor, by Marguerite Holloway

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The Organ of Reality

Richard Wiggins

A review of TOUCHING A NERVE: The Self as Brain, by Patricia S. Churchland

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The Greatest Show on Earth

Jenny Jennings Foerst

A review of WHAT ON EARTH? 100 of Our Planet’s Most Amazing New Species, by Quentin Wheeler and Sara Pennak

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What Makes a Good Scientist?

Katie L. Burke

A review of LETTERS TO A YOUNG SCIENTIST, by Edward O. Wilson

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The Silver Lining

Fenella Saunders

A review of HIDDEN BEAUTY: Exploring the Aesthetics of Medical Science, by Norman Barker and Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue

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States of Incandescence

Harold Green

A review of THE AGE OF EDISON: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America by Ernest Freeberg

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Cetacean Portraits

Fenella Saunders

A review of BEAUTIFUL WHALE by Bryant Austin

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