The bestselling author of Free Radicals takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the most controversial areas of modern science The atom. The Big Bang. DNA. Natural selection. All are ideas that have revolutionized scienceaand all were dismissed out of hand when they first apAspeared. The surprises havenat stopped in recent years, and in At the Edge of Uncertainty, bestselling author Michael Brooks investigates the new wave of radical insights that are shaping the future of scientific discovery. Brooks takes us to the extreme frontiers of what we understand about the world. He journeys from the observations that might rewrite our story of how the cosmos came to be, through the novel biology behind our will to live, and on to the physiAsological root of consciousness. Along the way, he examines how itas time to redress the gender imAsbalance in clinical trials, explores how merging huAsmans with other species might provide a solution to the shortage of organ donors, and finds out whether the universe really is like a computer or if the flow of time is a mere illusion.... a#39;Structureodor Relations: A Modern Perspectivea#39;, in R. Doty (ed) Handbook of Olfaction and Gustation (MarcelDecker, 2003), p. 275 150 a#39;It came from a researcher called Malcolm Dysona#39;: G. M. Dyson, a#39;The Scientific Basis of Odoura#39;, Chemistry and Industry, ... 3797 154a#39;Sara Maitlanda#39;s beautiful and startling story Moss Witcha#39;: S. Maitland, Moss Witch and Other Stories ... 40503 161 a#39;the birds might see the magnetic field as a distortion of their normal visiona#39;: M. Stoneham et al., a#39;A Newanbsp;...
|Title||:||At the Edge of Uncertainty: 11 Discoveries Taking Science by Surprise|
|Publisher||:||The Overlook Press - 2015-02-10|