Volume 90 | Number 3 | May-June 2002
A review of Lessons from the Living Cell: The Limits of Reductionism, by Stephen Rothman
A review of Inviting Disaster: Lessons from the Edge of Technology. An Inside Look at Catastrophes and Why They Happen, by James R. Chiles
A review of The Honors Class: Hilbert's Problems and Their Solvers, by Benjamin H. Yandell
A review of Star-Crossed Orbits: Inside the U.S.– Russian Space Alliance, by James Oberg
A review of Katydids and Bush-Crickets: Reproductive Behavior and Evolution of the Tettigoniidae, by Darryl T. Gwynne
A review of The Statistical Mechanics of Financial Markets, by Johannes Voit
A review of Structure and Interpretation of Classical Mechanics, by Gerald Jay Sussman and Jack Wisdom with Meinhard E. Mayer
Total Records : 18
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