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Volume 91 | Number 4 | July-August 2003


The Indivisible Man

Enrico Bombieri

Enrico Bombieri reviews two new books that try to explain what makes the Riemann hypothesis the greatest

P-Chem Pioneers

Mary Jo Nye

A review of Magick, Mayhem, and Mavericks: The Spirited History of Physical Chemistry, by Cathy Cobb

In Declarations Begin Responsibilities

Susan Lederer

A review of Science in the Service of Human Rights, by Richard Pierre Claude

Lessons from the Past

David Goodstein

A review of Napoleon's Buttons: How 17 Molecules Changed History, by Penny Le Couteur and Jay Burreson.

An American Fixation: An Excerpt from Raising America

Who's in Charge?

Simon Blackburn

In Freedom Evolves, Daniel C. Dennett integrates his views on consciousness and free will with his other great scientific interest, evolutionary theory

Moving Forward

Steven Vogel

Principles of Animal Locomotion integrates physics and engineering with biology to describe the diverse ways animals get around

Map Quest

Daniel Silver

For purposes of map shading, four colors suffice. But try proving that without a computer

StikkyTM Night Skies, Better than Well, and more . . .

On the First Day, God Said . . .

Simon Morris

Simon Conway Morris reviews Andrew Parker’s In the Blink of an Eye, sifting the useful and thought-provoking from the misunderstood and simply silly


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