Volume 88 | Number 6 | November-December 2000
A review of The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times, by Adrienne Mayor.
A review of The Math Gene: How Mathematical Thinking Evolved and Why Numbers Are Like Gossip, by Keith Devlin.
A review of Concepts of Mass in Contemporary Physics and Philosophy, by Max Jammer.
A review of Beating the Heat: Why and How We Must Combat Global Warming, by John J. Berger and The Satanic Gases: Clearing the Air about Global Warming, by Patrick J. Michaels and Robert C. Balling, Jr.
A review of Lucifer's Legacy: The Meaning of Asymmetry, by Frank Close and Antimatter: The Ultimate Mirror, by Gordon Fraser.
A review of Mathematics: Frontiers and Perspectives, edited by V. I. Arnold, Michael Atiyah, Peter D. Lax and Barry Mazur.
A review of Labyrinth: A Search for the Hidden Meaning of Science, by Peter Pesic.
A review of Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality, by Anne Fausto-Sterling.
A review of Symmorphosis: On Form and Function in Shaping Life, by Ewald R. Weibel.
A review of Feeding the World: A Challenge for the Twenty-First Century, by Vaclav Smil.
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