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"A Strange New Quantum Ethics"

Jonothan Logan

A review of Copenhagen, by Michael Frayn.


The Moral Landscape of Bomb Physics

Gregg Herken

A review of In the Shadow of the Bomb: Bethe, Oppenheimer, and the Moral Responsibility of the Scientist, by Silvan S. Schweber.


Science and Faith: An Excerpt from Brother Astronomer


Expansion Is Accelerating

Pangratios Papacosta

A review of The Runaway Universe: The Race to Find the Future of the Cosmos, by Donald Goldsmith.


Supersymmetry X 2

Bjorn Andreas

A review of The Quantum Theory of Fields: Volume III. Supersymmetry, by Steven Weinberg.


The Cardiology Industry

Aloyzio Achutti

A review of Saving the Heart: The Battle to Conquer Coronary Disease, by Stephen Klaidman.


God's Observatories

Steven Harris

A review of The Sun in the Church: Cathedrals as Solar Observatories, by J. H. Heilbron.


More Deep Thoughts from Robert Ballard

Richard Strickland

A review of The Eternal Darkness: A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration, by Robert D. Ballard with Will Hively.


Design Flaw

Norman Johnson

A review of Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science & Theology, by William A. Dembski and


Salmon: an Environmental Tragedy in Two Acts

William Dietrich

A review of Salmon Without Rivers: A History of the Pacific Salmon Crisis, by Jim Lichatowich and


Is God Alive?

George Kauffman

A review of How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science, by Michael Shermer.


On the Wing

Trevor Pitcher

A review of Gatherings of Angels: Migrating Birds and Their Ecology, edited by Kenneth P. Able.


Not So Black and White

Paul Achter, Celeste Condit

A review of Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We're Afraid to Talk About It, by Jon Entine.


An Engrossing Primer on Xenotransplantation

Harold Vanderpool

A review of XENO: The Promise of Transplanting Animal Organs Into Humans, by David K. C. Cooper and Robert P. Lanza.


Starlight Nights, The Sky Is Not The Limit, and more . . .


Untamed Heart

Roger Martin

A review of The Dangerous Passion: Why Jealousy Is as Necessary as Love and Sex, by David Buss.


Meaningful Byproducts

G. William Domhoff

A review of Dreaming Souls: Sleep, Dreams, and the Evolution of the Conscious Mind, by Owen Flanagan.


Hot Spots

James Case

A review of Windows Into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, by Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel.


India's About-face

David Morrison

A review of India's Nuclear Bomb: Impact on Global Proliferation, by George Perkovich.


Bugs in the Courtroom: Excerpts from A Fly for the Prosecution and Millions of Monarchs, Bunches of Beetles


. . . and Sometimes Artful Arrangement

Peter Bowler


The Misinterpretation of Dreams

G. William Domhoff


Old Developments

Clive Wynne


Elegant Weave

Joanna Lambert





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