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Curious Minds free pdf "What makes a child decide to become a scientist?
-For Robert Sapolsky-Stanford professor of biology-it was an argument with a rabbi over a passage in the Bible.
-Physicist Lee Smolin traces his inspiration to a volume of Einstein's work, picked up as a diversion from heartbreak.
-Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a psychologist and the author of "Flow, found his calling through Descartes.
Murray Gell-Mann, Nicholas Humphrey, Freeman Dyson . . . 27 scientists in all write about what it was that sent them on the path to their life's work. Illuminating memoir meets superb science writing in stories that invite us to consider what it is-and what it isn't-that sets the scientific mind apart.

About John Brockman

John Brockman, editor of many books, including The Next Fifty Years, is also the author of By the Late John Brockman, " "The Third Culture," "and" "Digerati: Encounters with the Cyber Elite. He is the founder and CEO of Brockman Inc., a literary and software agency, and the publisher and editor of the Web site Edge. He lives in New York City.www.edge.org

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Author : John Brockman
Publisher : Vintage Books USA
Data Published : 01 September 2005
ISBN : 1400076862
EAN : 9781400076864
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 236 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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