Volume 87 | Number 1 | January-February 1999
A review of The Earth in Turmoil: Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Their Impact on Humankind, by Kerry Sieh and Simon LeVay.
A review of Nuclear Weapons: The Road to Zero, edited by Joseph Rotblat and The Gift of Time: The Case for Abolishing Nuclear Weapons Now, by Jonathan Schell.
A review of To Light Such a Candle: Chapters in the History of Science and Technology, by Keith J. Laidler.
A review of Memory Development Between Two and Twenty, 2nd ed., by Wolfgang Schneider and Michael Pressley.
A review of Brainchildren: Essays on Designing Minds, by Daniel C. Dennett.
A review of The Quantum Beat: The Physical Principles of Atomic Clocks, by F. G. Major.
A review of Animal Play: Evolutionary, Comparative and Ecological Perspectives, edited by Marc Bekoff and John A. Byers.
A review of Astronomies and Cultures in Early Medieval Europe, by Stephen C. McCluskey.
A review of The Garden of Ediacara: Discovering the First Complex Life, by Mark A. S. McMenamin.
A review of What Have We Learned About Science and Technology from Russian Experience? by Loren R. Graham and Soviet Science under Control: The Struggle for Influence, by Jeffrey L. Roberg.
Total Records : 15
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