Future Science

Future Science: Essays from the Cutting Edge edited by Max Brockman

Q 171 .F88 2011

“Editor Max Brockman presents the work of some of today’s brightest and most innovative young researchers in this fascinating collection of writings that introduce the very latest theories and discoveries in science.

Future Science features eighteen young scientists, most of whom are presenting their work and ideas to a general audience for the first time.  Included in this collection are

  • William McEwan, a virologist, discussing his research into the biology of antiviral immunity
  • Naomi Eisenberger, a neuroscientist, wondering how social rejection affects us physically
  • Jon Kleinberg, a computer scientist, showing what massive data sets can teach us about society and ourselves
  • Anthony Aguirre, a physicist, who gives readers a tantalizing glimpse of infinity”

– publisher description

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