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Volume 86 | Number 6 | November-December 1998


Moon over Chicxulub: Will Night Finally Fall on the Dinosaur-Extinction Debate?

Kirk Johnson

A review of Night Comes to the Cretaceous: Dinosaur Extinction and the Transformation of Modern Geology, by James Lawrence Powell.

Optical Allusions

Samuel Petuchowski

A review of Waves and Grains: Reflections on Light and Learning, by Mark P. Silverman.

Gender Gap Sampling

Kate Graham

A review of Women's Science: Learning and Succeeding from the Margins, by Margaret A. Eisenhart and Elizabeth Finkel.

The Math of Make-Believe

William Thompson

A review of An Imaginary Tale: The Story of √-1, by Paul J. Nahin and Trigonometric Delights, by Eli Maor.

Phantoms in the Brain, The De-Voicing of Society and more . . .

A God Who Does Not Itemize Versus a Science of the Sacred

Edward Davis

A review of Belief in God in an Age of Science, by John Polkinghorne and Skeptics and True Believers: The Exhilarating Connection between Science and Religion, by Chet Raymo.

The Secret Life of Salamanders

A Drug's Long Grasp

David Musto

A review of A Brief History of Cocaine, by Steven B. Karch.


Total Records : 19


 

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