A Natural History of Color: The Science Behind What We See and How We See It

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5.9 X 9.1 X 1.1 inches | 0.97 pounds

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About the Author

Rob DeSalle is curator at the American Museum of Natural History, where he has curated or cocurated six highly praised exhibitions and leads a research group in the Institute for Comparative Genomics. He is the author or coauthor of fifteen books, including Our Senses, Welcome to the Genome, The Accidental Homo Sapiens and The Brain: Big Bangs, Behaviors and Beliefs. He lives in New York City.

Hans Bachor is based in Canberra Australia. He is Emeritus Professor at The Australian National University, from where he has pioneered experimental quantum optics in Australia and is co-author to the Guide to Experiments in Quantum Optics. As Mind in Residence at Questacon - the National Science and Technology Centre he contributes to science communication with his science shows. Through the The Australian Academy of Science he fosters education and raises the public awareness of science.


Looking at the role of chance in human evolution, the authors argue that the species has tremendous potential to change its behavior.
Admirable and lucid. A necessary corrective to the notion that the human individual is fully subordinate to genes and evolution.