Frontiers 03

Frontiers 03

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Author :Tim Radford

Condition : Used-LikeNew

Binding : Soft-Back-Novel

Pages : 142

Publisher : Atlantic Books

Language : N/A

Publication Year : N/A

Frontiers 03 is Britain's only science yearbook aimed at general readers. In 20 original essays - all previously unpublished - leading scientists write on the state of their art. They explain the major developments that took place in 2002 and anticipate breakthroughs that we may see in 2003, covering topics as diverse as space travel, terrorism, cloning and 100 years of the aeroplane. It is essential reading. Includes: Paul Davies on cosmology Keith Devlin on mathematics and warfare Henry Gee on the old man of Chad Jonathan Glancey on aviation and the 100th anniversary of the first flight David Hambling on non-lethal weapons Arlene Klotzko on stem cells Duncan Steel on the landing on Mars Ben Wisner on the Earth Summit Lewis Wolpert on depression 'Frontiersis a unique book - fascinating reading for anyone who wants to understand where the cutting-edge of science is to be found.' SIR MARTIN REES, Astronomer Royal 'However foolish humans continue to be, they are still capable of wonderful and admirable adventures. This very valuable book will revive your spirits at the same time as it opens up many interesting vistas for you.' THEODORE ZELDIN, Author of An Intimate History of Humanity 'In just 125 pages, Frontiers manages everything from cosmology to matriarchy... ... the terrain covered is impressive. Frontiers 01 leaves no doubt that science is changing at break-neck pace' Times Higher

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Author :Tim Radford

Condition : Used-LikeNew

Binding : Soft-Back-Novel

Pages : 142

Publisher : Atlantic Books

Language : N/A

Publication Year : N/A

Frontiers 03 is Britain's only science yearbook aimed at general readers. In 20 original essays - all previously unpublished - leading scientists write on the state of their art. They explain the major developments that took place in 2002 and anticipate breakthroughs that we may see in 2003, covering topics as diverse as space travel, terrorism, cloning and 100 years of the aeroplane. It is essential reading. Includes: Paul Davies on cosmology Keith Devlin on mathematics and warfare Henry Gee on the old man of Chad Jonathan Glancey on aviation and the 100th anniversary of the first flight David Hambling on non-lethal weapons Arlene Klotzko on stem cells Duncan Steel on the landing on Mars Ben Wisner on the Earth Summit Lewis Wolpert on depression 'Frontiersis a unique book - fascinating reading for anyone who wants to understand where the cutting-edge of science is to be found.' SIR MARTIN REES, Astronomer Royal 'However foolish humans continue to be, they are still capable of wonderful and admirable adventures. This very valuable book will revive your spirits at the same time as it opens up many interesting vistas for you.' THEODORE ZELDIN, Author of An Intimate History of Humanity 'In just 125 pages, Frontiers manages everything from cosmology to matriarchy... ... the terrain covered is impressive. Frontiers 01 leaves no doubt that science is changing at break-neck pace' Times Higher