The Best Science Writing Online 2012 by Jennifer Ouellette
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Of the 51 essays, there is a nearly equal split of male to female bloggers (not by design, notes Ouellette). The range of subjects is also eclectic...
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Showcasing more than fifty of the most provocative, original, and significant online essays from 2011, The Best Science Writing Online 2012 will change the way we think about science— from fluids to fungi, poisons to pirates. Featuring noted authors and journalists as well as the brightest up-and-comers writing today, this collection provides a comprehensive look at the fascinating, innovative, and trailblazing scientific achievements and breakthroughs of 2011, along with elegant and thoughtprovoking new takes on favorite topics. This is the sixth anthology of online essays edited by Bora Zivkovic, the blogs editor at Scientific American, and with each new edition, Zivkovic expands his fan base and creates a surge of excitement about upcoming compilations. Now everyone's favorite collection will reach new horizons and even more readers. Guest-edited and with an introduction by the renowned science author and blogger Jennifer Ouellette, The Best Science Writing Online 2012 marries cutting-edge science with dynamic writing that will inspire us all.

 

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Bora Zivkovic is the editor of the blog network at Scientific American and organizes the globally renowned Science-Online events. He lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Jennifer Ouellette is the author of The Calculus Diaries and other titles, and maintains the Cocktail Party Physics blog. She lives in Los Angeles, California.
 
Published September 18, 2012 by Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 353 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by PD Smith on Jan 11 2013

Of the 51 essays, there is a nearly equal split of male to female bloggers (not by design, notes Ouellette). The range of subjects is also eclectic...

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