Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science de Natalie Angier Compra hasta el 20 y recíbelo para Navidad con Envío 1 día, GRATIS con Prime .. “Natalie Angier provides a masterful, authoritative synthesis of the state of. Natalie Angier is an American nonfiction writer and a science journalist for The New York Times Video: Natalie Angier – The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science (May 16, Panel discussion with Neil Turok, Michael D. Griffin, Nadia El-Awady and Stewart Brand, at the Quantum to Cosmos festival. Natalie Angier (16 de febrero de Bronx, Nueva York) es una escritora y periodista de temas científicos ganadora de Premio Pulitzer; activista pública por el Vídeo: Natalie Angier – The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. The anngier on geology begins at the Earth’s iron core and progresses, layer by layer, to the furthest reaches of the atmosphere.

Really terrific narrative that puts much of the science world in a pragmatic easy read. In the end, I still think she didn’t quite simplify some of the deeper concepts to a level I was really comfortable with. Sometimes the best explainers of a topic are outsiders or laymen, rather than practitioners in the field.


Even science-phobes will find her passion infectious as she strives “to make the invisible visible, the distant neighborly, the ineffable affable. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I love her work. The writing is natlie and not stilted, using metaphors instead of math to explain difficult topics. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Her writing is a bit facile, but it’s still a great read. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Maybe I am truly a science idiot, but I doubt it. All My Sons Penguin Classics.

In all, a good way to bring the science fearful into a basic understanding that could be nurtured into interest or even love. Customers who bought this item also bought. If any book can help the public learn to love science, this is it. It’s alluring, exciting even, to be shown ‘the fairy tales of sciences that happen to be true’.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. This is, simply put, a great book. I was excited to read it since I definitely don’t have a healthy grasp on science. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

She’s one of the best Science writers around. However, probably not a book for someone who has seen their way through less flowery, more information dense tomes. The attempt to personalize “science and scientists” by cutesipie finishes to many major statements gets a little distracting after awhile. The biggest reason for this seemed to be to avoid scaring any unwary readers with “math” or “hard” science. In nayalie exuberant book, the best-selling author Natalie Angier distills the scientific canon to the absolute essentials, delivering an nataile and inspiring one-stop science education.


The chapter on evolution is an impassioned plea for reason that holds an extra anthropological significance for the British reader. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: It’s a logical sequence and a narrative the lay natalif can easily follow.

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It covers not only the nuts and bolts of science what is the doppler effect? Write a customer review. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Still, The Canon makes a valiant attempt. Also I think that the book would have been enhanced by an occasional illustration. The author isn’t a scientist so she can still see complex topics from the layman’s viewpoint. I do think that this will in the longer term give the book a “dated” feel and someday make it unreadable by younger audiences.