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    • What's Next

    • Dispatches on the Future of Science
    • By: Max Brockman
    • Narrated by: Erik Davies, Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 15

    This wide-ranging collection of never-before-published essays offers the very latest insights into the daunting scientific questions of our time. Its contributors - some of the most brilliant young scientists working today - provide not only an introduction to their cutting-edge research, but discuss the social, ethical, and philosophical ramifications of their work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth the Time

    • By Roy on 07-15-09

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Future Science

    • Essays from the Cutting Edge
    • By: Max Brockman
    • Narrated by: Various
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Future Science features 19 young scientists, most of whom are presenting their innovative work and ideas to a general audience for the first time. Featured in this collection are William McEwan, a virologist, discussing his research into the biology of antiviral immunity; Naomi Eisenberger, a neuroscientist, wondering how social rejection affects us physically; Jon Kleinberg, a computer scientist, showing what massive datasets can teach us about society and ourselves; and Anthony Aguirre, a physicist, who gives readers a tantalizing glimpse of infinity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cutting Edge Research for the General Reader

    • By Lynn on 02-13-12

    Regular price: $24.50