Volume 88 | Number 5 | September-October 2000
A review of Powering the Future: The Ballard Fuel Cell and the Race to Change the World, by Tom Koppel.
A review of Finding Order in Nature: The Naturalist Tradition from Linnaeus to E. O. Wilson, by Paul Lawrence Farber.
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.
A review of Fire in the Sea. The Santorini Volcano: Natural History and the Legend of Atlantis, by Walter L. Friedrich.
A review of Voodoo Science: The Road from Foolishness to Fraud, by Robert L. Park.
A review of Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World, by J. R. McNeill.
A review of Cosmic Catastrophes: Supernovae, Gamma-Ray Bursts, and Adventures in Hyperspace, by J. Craig Wheeler.
A review of The Random Walks of George Pólya, by Gerald L. Alexanderson and Mathematical Fallacies, Flaws, and Flimflam, by Edward J. Barbeau.
A review of Restoring North America's Birds: Lessons from Landscape Ecology, by Robert A. Askins.
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