Volume 91 | Number 2 | March-April 2003
The Particle Odyssey is a richly illustrated survey of experimental developments and evolving theories in particle physics.
In The Millennium Problems, Keith Devlin tries to describe in lay terms "The Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Puzzles of Our Time." But no nonmathematician is going to even understand whey they're important, let alone win the million-dollar prize for solving one.
Linked: The New Science of Networks, by Albert-László Barabási, offers a fresh and inspiring view of complex systems.
Dick Teresi's new book on the non-Western roots of modern science, Lost Discoveries, poses as revisionist history while preaching to the choir.
In The Measure of All Things, Ken Alder uses the story of how the meter was created to press a set of broader assertions about what science is and how it has changed in the past three centuries.
David Sloan Wilson argues in Darwin's Cathedral that religions are the product of natural selection.
Fractal patterns formed by turning circles inside out are explored in Indra's Pearls.
In The Hydrogen Economy, Jeremy Rifkin correctly identifies our biggest problem, but the book isn't part of the solution.
Patricia Fara's Newton: The Making of a Genius depicts the transformation of Newton's image and reputation over the centuries by philosophers, poets, artists, scientists and bureaucrats.
Total Records : 14
"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a North Carolina State University research assistant professor. Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.
Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.
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