Volume 89 | Number 6 | November-December 2001
A review of The Ozone Layer: A Philosophy of Science Perspective, by Maureen Christie.
A review of Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore's Life in Science, by Shane Crotty.
A review of A Mind So Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness, by Merlin Donald.
A review of The Shattered Self: The End of Natural Evolution, by Pierre Baldi.
A review of Constructing Frames of Reference, by Lewis R. Binford.
Total Records : 16
Connect With Us:
Happy Birthday to Alvin! August 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Alvin, the submersible that has been so influential in ocean research, including the discovery of hydrothermal vents. In 2014, a retrofitted Alvin also took its first test cruise.
Heather Olins, a doctoral candidate at Harvard, studies microbial ecology at deep sea hydrothermal vents with the help of Alvin, and shares her personal tribute to the submersible on these landmark occasions.
To view all multimedia content, click "Latest Multimedia"!
A free daily summary of the latest news in scientific research. Each story is summarized concisely and linked directly to the original source for further reading.
An early peek at each new issue, with descriptions of feature articles, columns, Science Observers and more. Every other issue contains links to everything in the latest issue's table of contents.News of book reviews published in American Scientist and around the web, as well as other noteworthy happenings in the world of science books.
To sign up for automatic emails of the American Scientist Update and Scientists' Nightstand issues, create an online profile, then sign up in the My AmSci area.