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Present at the Future: From Evolution to Nanotechnology, Candid and Controversial Conversations on Science and Nature

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Veteran NPR® science reporter and award-winning radio and TV journalist Ira Flatows enthusiasm for all things scientific has made him a beloved on-air correspondent. For more than thirty-five years, Flatow has interviewed the top scientists and researchers on many NPR and PBS programs, including his popular Science Friday® spot on Talk of the Nation. In Present at the Future, he shares the groundbreaking revelations from those conversations, including the latest on nanotechnology, space travel, global warming, alternative energies, stem cell research, and using the universe as a super-duper computer. Flatow also further explores his favorite topic, the science of everyday life, with explanations on why the shower curtain sticks to you, the real story of why airplanes fly, and much more.

From dark matter and the human consciousness to the surprising number of scientists who believe in a Creator, Present at the Future reveals the mysteries of science, nature, and technology that shape our lives.

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Veteran NPR science correspondent Flatow highlights the constantly changing frontiers and mysteries of nature and technology, in this intriguing and irreverent tour of the science of everyday life.

About the Author

Ira Flatow is the host and executive producer of Talk of the Nation: Science Friday®. He is the author of Rainbows, Curve Balls, and They All Laughed. He lives in Connecticut.

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9780060732653
Author:
Flatow, Ira
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Harper Paperbacks
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by Ira Flatow
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Reference
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General
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Science
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Science Reference-General
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Trade PB
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From Evolution to Na
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20080826
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Paperback
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General/trade
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English
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Y
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384
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7.64x5.84x.94 in. .64 lbs.

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