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Archives for March, 2009

Originally posted by Mike Dunford On March 6, 2009, at 8:24 AM A few weeks ago, I read, enjoyed, and reviewed Phil Plait’s Death From the Skies. After I caught my daughter looking at the book a couple of times, I managed to bribe convince her to write a review of the book. The result…

Originally posted by Brian Switek On March 1, 2009, at 7:42 PM I don’t quite know what to make of Richard Fortey’s latest book Dry Storeroom No. 1: The Secret life of the Natural History Museum. When I opened my copy to the first chapter I was expecting something like Douglas Preston’s written tour of…

Originally posted by Grrlscientist On February 27, 2009, at 12:53 PM I love art, birds and travel, and because Africa has such a huge variety of exotic wildlife that I’ve only ever seen in zoos and aviaries, it is high on my list of places to visit. Recently, David G. Derrick, Jr., the author of…

Originally posted by Scicurious On February 26, 2009, at 1:06 AM About a week ago, a prof in my MRU loaned me a book he’d just read, saying it would be right up my alley. He was very right. I couldn’t put it down. It’s already changed a great deal about the way that I…