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The Best Science Books of 2014
The Best Science Books of 2014

The math of soul mates, the psychology of nothing, the physics of faith, and more illuminating insights on the universe and our place in it.

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The Poetic Species: Legendary Sociobiologist E.O. Wilson in Conversation with Poet Laureate Robert Hass on Science and Poetry
The Poetic Species: Legendary Sociobiologist E.O. Wilson in Conversation with Poet Laureate Robert Hass on Science and Poetry

“The social drive shaped the uses of imagination. It made it possible for humans to share their invisible inner worlds with each other.”

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Dreamers and Storytellers: E. O. Wilson on Art and Reconciling Science and the Humanities
Dreamers and Storytellers: E. O. Wilson on Art and Reconciling Science and the Humanities

“In the early stages of creation of both art and science, everything in the mind is a story.”

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E.O. Wilson on How We Give Meaning to Life
E.O. Wilson on How We Give Meaning to Life

“The most successful scientist thinks like a poet … and works like a bookkeeper.”

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E.O. Wilson’s Advice to Young Scientists
E.O. Wilson’s Advice to Young Scientists

“What is crucial is not that technical ability, but it is imagination in all of its applications.”

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Field Notes: A Glimpse Inside Great Explorers’ Notebooks
Field Notes: A Glimpse Inside Great Explorers’ Notebooks

On the singular joys of observing nature firsthand, or the best way to draw a bilaterally symmetrical sphinx moth.

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