Astrophysicist Mario Livio presents a new look at some of the biggest – and most fruitful – mistakes in the history of science.
In his 2010 book The Coming Population Crash, author and journalist Fred Pearce describes past attempts to curb population growth and analyzes the social effects of the current-day shift in demographics.
In his 2011 book, author Michael Nielsen explores the new potential of Open Science and how the movement will shape the way in which scientists collaborate and approach scientific discoveries.
Ian Stewart’s In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Have Changed the World approaches math from a truly novel perspective, emphasizing the link between math and history. The book appeals to audiences of all backgrounds, even catering to the not-so-mathematically-minded.
In his 2012 book, The Half-Life of Facts, scientist and writer Samuel Arbesman explains how truth changes and how to quantify its decay.
A scientist and photographer argue that humanity is entering into a new age in its relationship with the Earth. Through breathtaking photography and data-filled prose, they implore us to use our creative energies for the betterment of the environment.