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Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., c2005
Series: Best American series
xxii, 304 p. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN:
0618273433 (pbk.), 0618273417, Language:
Foreword -- Introduction by Jonathan Weiner -- My God problem - and theirs / Hollywood science / Out, damned blot! / Twilight at Easter / My little brother on drugs / Stumbling into space / Getting over it / Personality plus / The grief industry / Keeping the faith in my doubt / The homeless hacker v. The New York Times / 20,000 microbes under the sea / Two-planet species? Crossing the red line / Please stand by while the age of miracles is briefly suspended / Getting in nature's way / The man or the moment? / To hell and back / The X prize / In the river of consciousness / Miracle in a bottle / Curious history of the first pocket calculator / Dining with robots / 106 science claims and a truckful of baloney / Whose life would you save? / Contributors' notes -- Other notable science and nature writing of 2004
Natalie Angier -- Connie Bruck -- Frederick Crews -- Jared Diamond -- Jenny Everett -- Timothy Ferris -- Malcolm Gladwell -- Malcolm Gladwell -- Jerome Groopman -- John Horgan -- Jennifer Kahn -- Robert Kunzig -- William Langewiesche -- Bill McKibben -- James McManus -- Sherwin B. Nuland -- Sherwin Nuland -- Jeffrey M. O'Brien -- Ian Parker -- Oliver Sacks -- Michael Specter -- Cliff Stoll -- Ellen Ullman -- William Speed Weed -- Carl Zimmer --
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