The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020

These gripping narratives masterfully translate the work of today's brightest scientists, offering a clearer view of our world and making us care.

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020

A collection of the best science and nature writing published in North America in 2019, guest edited by New York Times best-selling author and ground-breaking physicist Dr. Michio Kaku. "Scientists and science writers have a monumental task: making science exciting and relevant to the average person, so that they care," writes renowned American physicist Michio Kaku. "If we fail in this endeavor, then we must face dire consequences." From the startlingly human abilities of AI, to the devastating accounts of California's forest fires, to the impending traffic jam on the moon, the selections in this year's Best American Science and Nature Writing explore the latest mysteries and marvels occurring in our labs and in nature. These gripping narratives masterfully translate the work of today's brightest scientists, offering a clearer view of our world and making us care. THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE AND NATURE WRITING 2020 INCLUDES RIVKA GALCHEN - ADAM GOPNIK - FERRIS JABR - JOSHUA SOKOL - MELINDA WENNER MOYER - SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE - NATALIE WOLCHOVER and others

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The Science of Writing
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: C. Michael Levy, Sarah Ransdell
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Conceived as the successor to Gregg and Steinberg's Cognitive Processes in Writing, this book takes a multidisciplinary approach to writing research. The authors describe their current thinking and data in such a way that readers in psychology, English, education, and linguistics will find it readable and stimulating. It should serve
The Science of Writing Characters
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Kira-Anne Pelican
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-26 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

The Science of Writing Characters is a comprehensive handbook to help writers create compelling and psychologically-credible characters that come to life on the page. Drawing on the latest psychological theory and research, ranging from personality theory to evolutionary science, the book equips screenwriters and novelists with all the techniques they
The Science of Screenwriting
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Paul Joseph Gulino, Connie Shears
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-08 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

In a world awash in screenwriting books, The Science of Screenwriting provides an alternative approach that will help the aspiring screenwriter navigate this mass of often contradictory advice: exploring the science behind storytelling strategies. Paul Gulino, author of the best-selling Screenwriting: The Sequence Approach, and Connie Shears, a noted cognitive
The Science of Science-fiction Writing
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: James E. Gunn
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

A fiction-writing text by a well-known sci-fi author, editor and professor.
The Science of Qualitative Research
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Martin J. Packer
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-16 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This updated and expanded edition is a unique examination of qualitative research in the social sciences, raising and answering the question of why we do this kind of investigation. Rather than providing instructions on how to conduct qualitative research, The Science of Qualitative Research explores the multiple roots of qualitative