Scientists at Work: Profiles of Groundbreaking Scientists from Science Times

Paperback | August 15, 2000

byLaura Chang

not yet rated|write a review
Each week The New York Times, "Science Times" is essential reading for anyone interested in following today's exciting trends in science. One of the section's enduring features is the "Scientists At Work" column, which brings attention to the people behind some of the most important science being done today. From physics to paleoanthropology, Scientists at Work illustrates how the boundaries of scientific research are being challenged by brilliant minds from both traditional and non-traditional scientific communities. Scientists at Work contains 50 updated and expanded profiles culled from the popular column. Written by renowned journalists including Gina Kolata, William Broad, Malcolm Browne, John Noble Wilford, Natalie Angier, and with an introduction by Cornelia Dean, Science Editor of the New York Times and author of Against the Tide, Scientists at Work brings fascinating creative personalities to life and also vividly explains astonishing theoretical and experimental discoveries at the frontiers of scientific exploration. The New York Times is the world's most respected newspaper, with a yearly circulation of approximately 4 million and it is the winner of 77 Pulitzer Prizes. Its science reporting staff is widely recognized as being among the best in the world.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$28.43 online
$31.95 list price (save 11%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Each week The New York Times, "Science Times" is essential reading for anyone interested in following today's exciting trends in science. One of the section's enduring features is the "Scientists At Work" column, which brings attention to the people behind some of the most important science being done today. From physics to paleoanthr...

Laura Chang is Assistant Science Editor of The New York Times.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:350 pagesPublished:August 15, 2000Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007135882X

ISBN - 13:9780071358828

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Scientists at Work: Profiles of Groundbreaking Scientists from Science Times

Reviews