Through Punset’s skillful questions, readers meet one scientist who spends her waking hoursto assure the freedom of African primates, another passionate about his idea that his wife’schoice of husband was determined when she was a fetus, and another who explains theevidence for more than the standard four dimensions of length, width, height, and time. Incaptivating conversations with such science luminaries as Richard Dawkins, Sheldon Glashow,Jane Goodall, James E. Lovelock, Lisa Randall, Robert Sapolski, Oliver Sacks, and E.O. Wilson, theeditors reveal a unique, hidden world of intellectual interest, verve, and humor.LYNN MARGULIS is Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Geosciences at theUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst. Her most recent book is Luminous Fish: Tales of Science andLove. EDUARDO PUNSET is the director and host of Redes, a weekly popular-science TV show broadcastthroughout the Spanish-speaking world, and author of The Happiness Trip, a number-one bestseller in Spain. DAVID SUZUKI, Ph.D., an award-winning geneticist, author, environmentalist, andeducator, has created more than 150 science programs for CBC television.
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Published September 19, 2011
by Chelsea Green Publishing.
Science & Math.