This idea is brilliant
John Brockman
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This idea is brilliant

lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know

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515 pages

Presents essays responding to a question about what scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known, written by such authors as Jared Diamond, Richard Thaler, Richard Dawkins, Lisa Randall, Steven Pinker, and Carlo Rovelli.

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This idea is brilliant

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Work Description

Presents essays responding to a question about what scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known, written by such authors as Jared Diamond, Richard Thaler, Richard Dawkins, Lisa Randall, Steven Pinker, and Carlo Rovelli.

This idea is brilliant

lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know

First edition.

This edition was published in


Edition Description

Presents essays responding to a question about what scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known, written by such authors as Jared Diamond, Richard Thaler, Richard Dawkins, Lisa Randall, Steven Pinker, and Carlo Rovelli.

Table of Contents

Longevity factor / Yuri Milner
Illusion of explanatory depth / Adam Waytz
Synaptic transfer / David Rowan
Genetic book of the dead / Richard Dawkins
Exaptation / W. Tecumseh Fitch
Virial theorem / Seth Lloyd
Second law of thermodynamics / Steven Pinker
Emergence / Antony Garrett Lisi
Natural selection / Jonathan B Losos
DNA / George M Church.

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Includes index.

Copyright Date
2018

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Dewey Decimal Class
500
Library of Congress
Q173 .T538 2018, Q162

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxvi, 515 pages
Number of pages
515

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26955715M
ISBN 10
0062698214
ISBN 13
9780062698216
OCLC/WorldCat
1019711625

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