Cover of: The best American science and nature writing 2013 | Siddhartha Mukherjee, Tim Folger

The best American science and nature writing 2013

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston, MA .
Written in English.

About the Book

Presents fictional and non-fictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature.

About the Edition

Presents fictional and non-fictional stories written by American authors that discuss topics in science and nature.

Table of Contents

Foreword -- Tom Fogler
Introduction: On tenderness -- Siddhartha Mukherjee
False idyll -- from
Orion -- J.B. MacKinnon
The last distinction -- from
Harper's magazine -- Benjamin Hale
Talk to me -- from
Outside -- Tim Zimmerman
Beyond the quantum horizon -- from
Scientific American -- David Deutsch and Artur Ekert
Is space digital? -- from
Scientific American -- Michael Moyer
The sweet spot in time -- from
Virginia quarterly review -- Sylvia A. Earle
Machines of the infinite -- from
Scientific American -- John Pavlus
Which species will live? -- from
Scientific American -- Michelle Nijhuis
The larch -- g from
Orion -- Rick Bass
Shattered genius -- from
Playboy -- Brett Forrest
The T-cell army -- from
New Yorker -- Jerome Groopman
The artificial leaf -- from
New Yorker -- David Owen
The deadliest virus -- from
New Yorker -- Michael Specter
Our place in the universe -- from
Harper's magazine -- Alan Lightman
Out of the wild -- from
Popular science -- David Quammen
Altered states -- from
New Yorker -- Oliver Sacks
Recall of the wild -- from
New Yorker -- Elizabeth Kolbert
Polar express -- from
New Yorker -- Keith Gessen
The crisis of big science -- from
New York review of books -- Steven Weinberg
Autism inc. -- from
New York times magazine -- Gareth Cook
The life of pi and other infinities -- from
New York times -- Natalie Angier
Super humanity -- from
Scientific American -- Robert M. Sapolsky
The patient scientist -- from
Scientific American -- Katherine Harmon
Can a jellyfish unlock the secret of immortality? -- from
New York times magazine -- Nathaniel Rich
Is Facebook making us lonely? -- from
Atlantic -- Stephen Marche
The measured man -- from
Atlantic -- Mark Bowden
The wisdom of psychopaths -- from
Scientific American -- Kevin Dutton
Contributors' notes --
Other notable science and nature writing of 2012.

Edition Notes

"A Mariner original."

Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-339).

Series
Best American series

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
500
Library of Congress
Q1 .B47 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxi, 339 pages ;
Number of pages
339

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26499453M
Internet Archive
bestamericanscie0000unse_g5g8
ISBN 10
0544003438
ISBN 13
9780544003439
OCLC/WorldCat
859800412
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