The best American science and nature writing 2017

The best American science and nature writing 2017


Physical Description
xx, 324 pages ; 21 cm.

The best American series
Best American series.

General Note
"A Mariner original."

The art of saving relics / Altered tastes / The secrets of the wave pilots / The billion-year wave / The case for leaving city rats alone / The battle for Virunga / The new harpoon / A song of ice / Something uneasy in the Los Angeles air / Dark science / The parks of tomorrow / How factory farms play chicken with antibiotics / The invisible catastrophe / The devil is in the details / The physics pioneer who walked away from it all / The DIY scientist, the Olympian, and the mutated gene / Inside the breakthrough starshot mission to Alpha Centauri / He fell in love with his good student-- Then fired her for it / The woman who might find us another Earth / Out here, no one can hear you scream / The amateur cloud society that (sort of) rattled the scientific community / The man who gave himself away / Unfriendly climate / It's time these ancient women scientists get their due

Presents a collection of nature and science essays published in American periodicals in the previous year, including works by such authors as Sarah Everts, Nathaniel Rich, and Kathryn Joyce.

Science -- Literary collections.
Nature -- Literary collections.

Added Author
Jahren, Hope.
Folger, Tim,
Everts, Sarah. Art of saving relics.
Konnikova, Maria. Altered tastes.
Tingley, Kim. Secrets of the wave pilots.
Twilley, Nicola. Billion-year wave.
Cudmore, Becca. Case for leaving city rats alone.
Draper, Robert. Battle for Virunga.
Kizzia, Tom. New harpoon.
Kolbert, Elizabeth. Song of ice.
Kudler, Adrian Glick. Something uneasy in the Los Angeles air.
Mouallem, Omar, 1985- Dark science.

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Washington BranchAdult Non-fictionAdult Non-fiction810.8036 JahrenChecked In