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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (79 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Max Brockman, Max Brockman Narrator: Erik Davies, Kirsten Potter Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Will climate change force a massive human migration to the Northern Rim? 

How does our sense of morality arise from the structure of the brain? 

What does the latest research in language acquisition tells us about the role of culture in the way we think? 

What does current neurological research tell us about the nature of time?

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. With essays covering fields as diverse as astrophysics, paleoanthropology, climatology, and neuroscience, What's Next? is a lucid and informed guide to the new frontiers of science. Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Whitney Cowling | 8/27/2013

    " This book contains several essays about current scientific thought and research. Though some of the material was a little over my head, most of the essays were very thought provoking and exciting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by BAKU | 1/9/2013

    " Sean Carroll's article is the best. ( I hope they'll find the Higgs boson, so everything'll change and I don't have to read his big book about spacetime geometery ) ~ "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Ann | 11/2/2012

    " last chapter is the one to read-- talks about knowledge and cross-disciplinary and silo-breaking ways to broaden realms of knowable/workable information rather than become isolated by narrowness/specialization. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kurt Wollenberg | 5/14/2012

    " Some very thought-provoking essays about cosmology and neurobiology. The more philosophical essays left me cold. "

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