Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science de Natalie Angier Compra hasta el 20 y recíbelo para Navidad con Envío 1 día, GRATIS con Prime .. “Natalie Angier provides a masterful, authoritative synthesis of the state of. Natalie Angier is an American nonfiction writer and a science journalist for The New York Times Video: Natalie Angier – The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science (May 16, Panel discussion with Neil Turok, Michael D. Griffin, Nadia El-Awady and Stewart Brand, at the Quantum to Cosmos festival. Natalie Angier (16 de febrero de Bronx, Nueva York) es una escritora y periodista de temas científicos ganadora de Premio Pulitzer; activista pública por el Vídeo: Natalie Angier – The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of.
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Review: The Canon by Natalie Angier | Books | The Guardian
Why natlie it that worldly Manhattan sophisticates feel a working knowledge of the arts is a prerequisite for a fulfilled existence, but that the sciences are irrelevant, something for nerdy adults with no social skills to obsess about? This needn’t be a bad thing, but the angir presentation is meandering and counterproductive.
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It could make the country smarter. The writing is breezy and not stilted, using metaphors instead of math to explain difficult topics. Angier lives with her husband and daughter outside of Washington, D. It takes the doctrinaire sloth of the second law of thermodynamics, the tendency of every system to get frowzier over time, and hammers it into a magic, all-purpose, purpose-making machine that turns around and breaks entropy at the knees.
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English Choose a language for shopping. Well-informed, presents the info very well. Add all three natalei Cart Add all three to List. The chapter on geology begins at the Earth’s iron core and progresses, layer by layer, to the furthest reaches of the atmosphere.
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Topics Science and nature books The Observer. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: As the concepts dealt with became more complex, her penchant for the poetic was really irritating.
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In the beginning, she does a pretty good job writing simply but without making you feel like an idiot. It’s alluring, exciting even, to be shown ‘the fairy tales of sciences that happen to be true’.
She has a sneaky sense of humor that keeps me chuckling while I learn. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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Angier’s chapters are long, dense and absolutely nataliee with theory.