Volume 91 | Number 6 | November-December 2003
The superb Butterflies: Ecology and Evolution Taking Flight contains much to interest those with a background in science and an amateur’s love of lepidoptera
Darwin and Design offers a fascinating account of the argument from design, from its inception in ancient Greece through Darwin to the present day
J. Michael Bishop's How to Win the Nobel Prize is an amalgam of autobiography, history of science and opinion
Thomas Levenson's Einstein in Berlin offers a compelling narrative of World War I and the rise and fall of Berlin as capital of the Weimar Republic, occasionally interrupted by exposition of Einstein's scientific work
Giuliano Pancaldi's detailed, ambitious book on Alessandro Volta beautifully describes the interesting and complicated events that led to the battery
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