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The Resource This idea is brilliant : lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know, edited by John Brockman

This idea is brilliant : lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know, edited by John Brockman

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This idea is brilliant : lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know
Title
This idea is brilliant
Title remainder
lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know
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edited by John Brockman
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents essays responding to a question about what scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known, written by such authors as Jared Diamond, Richard Thaler, Richard Dawkins, Lisa Randall, Steven Pinker, and Carlo Roveri
Summary
As science informs public policy, decision making, and so many aspects of our everyday lives, a scientifically literate society is crucial. In that spirit, Edge.org publisher and author of Know This, John Brockman, asks 206 of the world’s most brilliant minds the 2017 Edge Question: What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely known?
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10620429
Cataloging source
CGL
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1941-
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Brockman, John
Dewey number
500
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1941-
  • 1941-
  • 1960-
  • 1954-
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  • Brockman, John
  • Milner, Yuri
  • Waytz, Adam
  • Rowan, David
  • Dawkins, Richard
  • Fitch, W. Tecumseh
  • Lloyd, Seth
  • Pinker, Steven
  • Lisi, Antony Garrett
  • Losos, Jonathan B
  • Church, George M.
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True
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  • Science
  • SCIENCE / Essays
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences
Target audience
adult
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lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know
Label
This idea is brilliant : lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know, edited by John Brockman
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Includes index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1019711625
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
515 pages
Isbn
9780062698216
Lccn
bl2018001260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1019711625
Label
This idea is brilliant : lost, overlooked, and underappreciated scientific concepts everyone should know, edited by John Brockman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1019711625
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
515 pages
Isbn
9780062698216
Lccn
bl2018001260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1019711625

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