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Volume 88 | Number 5 | September-October 2000


The Eighth Continent, The Oceans, and more . . .

Fuel Cell Start-Up

Timothy Lipman

A review of Powering the Future: The Ballard Fuel Cell and the Race to Change the World, by Tom Koppel.

The Collectors

Philip Pauly

A review of Finding Order in Nature: The Naturalist Tradition from Linnaeus to E. O. Wilson, by Paul Lawrence Farber.

Defying Genomania

Rob Dorit

A review of It Ain't Necessarily So: The Dream of the Human Genome and Other Illusions, by Richard Lewontin and The Triple Helix: Gene, Organism and Environment, by Richard Lewontin.

The Minoan Eruption

Svend Rasmussen

A review of Fire in the Sea. The Santorini Volcano: Natural History and the Legend of Atlantis, by Walter L. Friedrich.

Exposing Fools Gladly

Malcolm Sherman

A review of Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud, by Robert L. Park.

Fossil-Fuel Fallout

Stephen Pyne

A review of Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World, by J. R. McNeill.

Exotica of Stars

Angela Olinto

A review of Cosmic Catastrophes: Supernovae, Gamma-Ray Bursts, and Adventures in Hyperspace, by J. Craig Wheeler.

How Not to Solve It

William Thompson

A review of The Random Walks of George Pólya, by Gerald L. Alexanderson and Mathematical Fallacies, Flaws, and Flimflam, by Edward J. Barbeau.

For the Birds

Trevor Pitcher

A review of Restoring North America's Birds: Lessons from Landscape Ecology, by Robert A. Askins.


Total Records : 17


 

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