Monthly Archives: April 2014

Book Review: The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution by Richard Dawkins While Richard Dawkins has been publishing works popularizing aspects of the theory of evolution by natural selection since The Selfish Gene in 1976 (which I reviewed), he had … Continue reading

Posted in Biology, Reviews

Book Review: Longitude

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time┬áby Dava Sobel Imagine you are a sea captain in the North Atlantic in the 1600s, and you want to find your position. Because … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy, Reviews, Science (general), Technology