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Volume 86 | Number 2 | March-April 1998


Weather or Not

Peter Robinson

A review of the Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather, edited by Stephen H. Schneider.

Star Power

Richard Berendzen

A review of American Astronomy: Community, Careers, and Power, 1859–1940, by John Lankford.

Embrace the Chaos

Sean Washburn

A review of Supersymmetry in Disorder and Chaos, by Konstantin Efetov.

Quantum Leap

Paul Frampton

A review of Quantum Field Theory, Second Edition, by Lewis Ryder and Quantum Theory of Fields, Volumes 1 and 2, by Steven Weinberg.

Saddle Source

Christine Janis

A review of The Nature of Horses: Exploring Equine Evolution, Intelligence, and Behavior, by Stephen Budiansky.

Language's Source: A Particularly Human Confluence of Hard Wiring and Soft

Ralph Holloway

A review of The Symbolic Species: The Co-evolution of Language and the Brain.

The Preeminent Value of Evolutionary Insight in Biological Science

Walter Bock

A review of This Is Biology: The Science of the Living World, by Ernst Mayr.

Someone Else's Backyard

Raymond Burby

A review of Environmentally Devastated Neighborhoods: Perceptions, Policies, and Realities, by Michael R. Greenberg and Dona Schneider.

Big Bang

Michael Bear, Estela Blaisten-Barojas

A review of Atomic and Ion Collisions in Solids and at Surfaces: Theory, Simulation and Applications, edited by Roger Smith.

From Fraud to Human Rescue in Transplantation Immunology

Phillip B. Carter

A review of A History of Transplantation Immunology. Leslie Brent.


Total Records : 27


 

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