A well-known biologist who writes a column for the distinguished bimonthly magazine American Scientist presents some of his favorite essays from that periodical in this wide-ranging book. He presents science as a great intellectual adventure--a search of why things are as they are. 20 illus.opened up. Rotifers scooted along and, memorable day, the first amoeba. At that point, I suppose, I became a biologist. We lived then in a rambling, freezing-cold manse in the center of England. Later, during my high school years, we movedanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Common But Less Frequent Loon and Other Essays|
|Author||:||Keith Stewart Thomson, Linda Price Thomson|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1996-02-01|