The Alchemy of Us: How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another

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$27.95  $25.71
Publisher
MIT Press
Publish Date
Pages
328
Dimensions
6.4 X 9.1 X 1.4 inches | 1.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780262043809

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About the Author

Ainissa Ramirez is a materials scientist and sought-after public speaker and science communicator. A Brown and Stanford graduate, she has worked as a research scientist at Bell Labs and held academic positions at Yale University and MIT. She has written for Time, Scientific American, the American Scientist, and Forbes, and makes regular appearances on PBS's SciTech Now.

Reviews

By explaining how inventions both exotic and mundane transformed society, Ramirez's ingenious survey illuminates the effect of science in a manner accessible to a wide readership.

--Publishers Weekly

[T]echnology buffs should appreciate Ramirez's efforts to raise the attention of issues impacting scientists, engineers, and technologists.

--Library Journal
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