We Are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk about Their Work, Their Lives, and What They Still Want to Know

We Are All Stardust: Scientists Who Shaped Our World Talk about Their Work, Their Lives, and What They Still Want to Know

Stefan Klein


World-leading ordinary and social scientists make clear their discoveries and lives in dialog with an award-winning technological know-how writer.

When acclaimed technological know-how author Stefan Klein asks Nobel Prize– successful chemist Roald Hoffmann what units scientists aside, Hoffmann says, "First and leading, curiosity." during this choice of intimate conversations with 19 of the world's best-known scientists (including 3 Nobel Laureates), Klein we could us pay attention in as today's prime minds show what they nonetheless wish to discover—and how their paradigm-changing paintings entwines with their lives outdoors the lab.

From the activities automobile that physicist Steven Weinberg says helped him on his quest for "the idea of everything" to the jazz musicians who gave psychologist Alison Gopnik new perception into elevating young ones, scientists clarify how they locate concept all over the place.

Including...
-Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins on selfishness
-Anthropologist Sarah Hrdy on motherhood
-Primatologist Jane Goodall on animal behavior
-Neuroscientist V. S. Ramachandran on consciousness
-Geographer Jared Diamond on probability in history
And different luminaries!

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