By Stefan Klein
World-leading typical and social scientists make clear their discoveries and lives in dialog with an award-winning technology writer.
When acclaimed technological know-how author Stefan Klein asks Nobel Prize– successful chemist Roald Hoffmann what units scientists aside, Hoffmann says, "First and finest, curiosity." during this choice of intimate conversations with 19 of the world's best-known scientists (including 3 Nobel Laureates), Klein shall we us pay attention in as today's prime minds show what they nonetheless wish to discover—and how their paradigm-changing paintings entwines with their lives outdoor the lab.
From the activities motor vehicle that physicist Steven Weinberg says helped him on his quest for "the idea of everything" to the jazz musicians who gave psychologist Alison Gopnik new perception into elevating childrens, scientists clarify how they locate proposal far and wide.
-Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins on selfishness
-Anthropologist Sarah Hrdy on motherhood
-Primatologist Jane Goodall on animal behavior
-Neuroscientist V. S. Ramachandran on consciousness
-Geographer Jared Diamond on likelihood in history
And different luminaries!