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Scientists as writers

Harrison, James

Scientists as writers

by Harrison, James

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • Literary Style

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ 171 H319
    The Physical Object
    Pagination206 p.
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26537322M

    Science: Information for authors. Categories of manuscripts. Preparing your manuscript. Submitting your manuscript. Manuscript selection. Science is a weekly, peer-reviewed journal that publishes. Popular Science (also known as PopSci) is an American quarterly magazine carrying popular science content, which refers to articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects. Popular Science has won over 58 awards, including the American Society of Magazine Editors awards for its journalistic excellence in (for General Excellence), (for Best Magazine Section), and.

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This is an outstandingly practical and useful book that every new science writer needs as the essential starting point in the profession. It covers a wide array of topics with an impressively large group of authors.

Science writing has come a long way in the past three decades. This is the book that is needed for today's science writing by: 1. By Lisa Emerson Copy edited by Julia Smith. Designed by Mike Palmquist. In The Forgotten Tribe: Scientists as Writers, Lisa Emerson offers an important corrective to the view that scientists are "poor writers, unnecessarily opaque, not interested in writing, and in need of remediation."She argues that scientists are among "the most sophisticated and flexible writers in the academy, often.

It also includes science writing from literary writers which include Updike, Twain, Steinbeck, Levi, Orwell and Nabokov. The real beauty of this book is the wonder, curiosity and determination conveyed by the writers and the challenging work a lot of This is my kind of science book: split in to short chunks and easy to read/5.

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Emphasizes writing as a process, not just a product; Encourages habits that improve motivation and productivity. Written by people who work for such leading news outlets as Scientific American, Popular Science, Discover, Smithsonian, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, this book is an invaluable resource for current and aspiring science writers, students and instructors in science writing and journalism, and scientists who are interested in science communication/5(13).

The Royal Society is celebrating 30 years of its science books prize by asking readers to vote on a list of some of the most inspiring science books of.

The 50 Best Science Writers of All Time Carl Sagan: Perhaps best known for his Cosmos television series, Stephen Hawking: His book A Brief History of Time was a landmark in popular science texts, Philip Plait: Plait's books Bad Astronomy and Death from the Skies are popular George Gamow.

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In its heyday, it didn’t just involve turning lead in to gold, conferring immortality, creating homunculi or raising the dead, but was also about opening up communication channels with angels and devils. This is an incomplete list of authors whose works of fantastic fiction would today be called science fiction, even if they predate or did not work in that genre.

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Here are some of the best science fiction books 's writers and editors have read and loved — an incomplete (but growing) list. -Brooke Borel, who is writing a hell of a (gross) book on bedbugs.-Meehan Crist, writer in residence in the Columbia Biology Department.-Leslie Jamison, not a science writer by trade, but just made a hell of splash in medical writing with “The Empathy Exams.”-Amy Shira Teitel, who.

The Science Writers’ Handbook and its spinoff titles have become must-read guides for all science writers. Whether you’re a journalist, communicator, educator, or scientist, the books offer fun, pithy, and readable advice for launching a new career or enhancing your existing one.

Book writing affords scientists a way to communicate directly with the public. April A few years ago, David Linden went searching bookstores for a popular science book in his own area of expertise--molecular neuroscience.

While he found plenty of books on neurology and its syndromes, by authors such as Oliver Sacks and Vilayanur Ramachandran, he found few written for a general readership.

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Written by award-winning science writer John Emsley, this informative and highly enjoyable book explains the what, the why and the wherefore of the elements.

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Stephen Hawking (shelved times as science) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Writing Tagged “Science”. MIXED REVIEW: David Gordon, a science writer and biologist, calls chapter writing "a wonderful and awful experience." Scientists are, by necessity, writers.

Academic scientists write exams, grant applications, and research papers; their industrial counterparts compose company reports and patent applications. Chapter writing offers a breather from these higher-pressure literary. IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday.

I’m Ira Flatow. We’re talking about the best science books of And what better way to close out the year than by celebrating one of the most prolific science writers of the century. I’m talking about Isaac Asimov.

He wrote or edited over books. Next month would have been his th birthday. Theoretical physicist and novelist Lightman presents seven elegantly provocative “universe” essays that elucidate complex scientific thought in the context of everyday experiences and concerns.

He also explores the emotional and philosophical questions raised by recent discoveries in science.This book contains within it the essay that turns up in every science writing anthology, “On Being the Right Size.” All science books get overtaken. You don’t normally read a science book twice — because it’s going to be out of date a year-and-a-half from now.

But many scientists can, and do, author books, whether they be textbooks, nonfiction for a general audience, or other literary departures from the usual grant proposals, research manuscripts, and review articles.