This Explains Everything: Deep, Beautiful, and Elegant Theories of How the World Works

Author(s): John Brockman

Science

In This Explains Everything, John Brockman, founder and publisher of Edge.org, asked experts in numerous fields and disciplines to come up with their favorite explanations for everyday occurrences. Why do we recognize patterns? Is there such a thing as positive stress? Are we genetically programmed to be in conflict with each other? Those are just some of the 150 questions that the world's best scientific minds answer with elegant simplicity. With contributions from Jared Diamond, Richard Dawkins, Nassim Taleb, Brian Eno, Steven Pinker, and more, everything is explained in fun, uncomplicated terms that make the most complex concepts easy to comprehend.

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The publisher of the online science salon Edge.org, John Brockman is the editor of the national bestsellers This Idea Must Die, This Explains Everything, This Will Make You Smarter, and other volumes.

General Fields

  • : 9780062230171
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • : HarperPerennial
  • : December 2012
  • : 204mm X 137mm X 26mm
  • : United States
  • : August 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Brockman
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : en
  • : 500
  • : 411