Picture of author.
10+ teosta 978 jäsentä 35 arvostelua

Tietoja tekijästä

Richard Panek, a Guggenheim fellow in science writing, is the author of The 4 Percent Universe, which received the Science Communication Award from the American Institute of Physics. He is also the coauthor, with Temple Grandin, of the New York Times bestseller The Autistic Brain. He lives in New näytä lisää York City. näytä vähemmän

Sisältää nimen: Richard Panek

Image credit: Richard Panek

Tekijän teokset

Associated Works

The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum (2013) 774 kappaletta, 16 arvostelua

Merkitty avainsanalla

Yleistieto

Jäseniä

Kirja-arvosteluja

It was almost impossible to keep track of all the people and politics in this book, and the author went back in forth in time so often it was hard to tell what was going on at times. Add to that the author not explaining acronyms for various projects and telescopes. Otherwise the science was interesting.
 
Merkitty asiattomaksi
lemontwist | 25 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 4, 2023 |
An interesting discussion about something we don't really know much about.
 
Merkitty asiattomaksi
mykl-s | 1 muu arvostelu | Apr 16, 2023 |
The problem with a book on dark matter and dark energy is that there really isn't enough known about them to fill a book that would be of interest to an average reader. So, most of the book is filled with biographies of the researchers who helped collect the data the points toward the existence of dark matter and dark energy. There's a lot of clashing personalities and politics, with debates about who is claiming too much credit and who isn't getting the credit they deserve. Some of the biggest questions I had about dark matter are never addressed in the book. (For instance, if dark matter is the predominant form of mass in the universe, why does it seem that our solar system is so unaffected by it on a local scale? We can land probes on Titan without having to adjust for dark matter's influence.) Not a bad book, just not the book I thought I was buying.… (lisätietoja)
 
Merkitty asiattomaksi
James_Maxey | 25 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jun 29, 2020 |

Listat

Palkinnot

You May Also Like

Associated Authors

Tilastot

Teokset
10
Also by
1
Jäseniä
978
Suosituimmuussija
#26,342
Arvio (tähdet)
3.8
Kirja-arvosteluja
35
ISBN:t
43
Kielet
8

Taulukot ja kaaviot