""The Best American Science Writing" series has been hailed as, contemporary science's best answers to ...eternal riddles". ("Fortune"); "praised for its breadth - It is rare to be offered such a diverse collection of science writing, ("Nature"); and appreciated for its intelligence and insight - The entire spectrum of science is covered with literary acumen here". ("Booklist"). Provocative and engaging, this latest entry in the series covers the full spectrum of scientific inquiry - from biochemistry, physics, and astronomy, to genetics, evolutionary theory, and cognition. Edited by "The New York Times" bestselling author and award-winning science writer Rebecca Skloot and her father, award-winning writer and poet Floyd Skloot, "The Best American Science Writing 2011" features articles from a wide variety of publications, providing a comprehensive overview of the year's most compelling, relevant, and exciting scientific developments.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc