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Volume 87 | Number 5 | September-October 1999


The Rise of Whales

Richard Stucky

A review of The Emergence of Whales: Evolutionary Patterns in the Origin of Cetacea, edited by J. G. M. Thewissen.

Demystifying Aging

Judith Campisi

A review of A Means to an End: The Biological Basis of Aging and Death, by William R. Clark.

Continental Rift

Daniel Stein

A review of The Rejection of Continental Drift: Theory and Method in American Earth Science, by Naomi Oreskes.

Of Alar, E. Coli and Polar Bears: Two Mirrors on Environmental Risk

Louise Ball

A review of Environmental Cancer: A Political Disease? by S. Robert Lichter and Stanley Rothman and The Polar Bear Strategy: Reflections on Risk in Modern Life, by John F. Ross.

Servants of Nature, The Mysterious Flame and more . . .

Our Photogenic Neighbors

The Dubious Pleasure of Yet More Feynman

Robert Root-Bernstein

A review of The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard Feynman, by Richard Feynman.

Adroit Archaeoastronomer

Alexander Gurshtein

A review of Astronomy in Prehistoric Britain and Ireland, by Clive L. N. Ruggles.

Beyond Faraday's Glare

Bruce Hunt

A review of Frankenstein's Children: Electricity, Exhibition, and Experiment in Early-Nineteenth-Century London, by Iwan Rhys Morus.


Total Records : 20


 

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