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What's next - Dispatches on the Future of Science

Max Brockman

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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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Erik Davies, Kirsten Potter

Length:

7h 16m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:55

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:18


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:54


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:46


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:10


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:22


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:38


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:55


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:21


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:43


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:27


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:15


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:17


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:36


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:44


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:52


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:09


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:27


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:28


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:42


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:49


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

06:27


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:18


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

07:37


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:06


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:21


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:54


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:51


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:21


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:05


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:58


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:48


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:23


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:32


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:19


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:13


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

06:42


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:35


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:28


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

08:40


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:27


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:19


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:11


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:06


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:32


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:21


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

08:22


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:24


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:08


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:30


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:57


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

08:52


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:31


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:59


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:02


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:50


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:51


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:27


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:26


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

09:21


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:39


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:47


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

00:36