A modern-day computer scientist struggles to unlock the secrets of a mysterious book apparently written in a secret code, matching wits with a sociopathic con man who died 400 years ago.
A humble cosmologist conceives one of the biggest theories of the universe—and watches helplessly as the Nobel Prize goes to someone else.
A maverick doctor investigates bizarre ailments using a method that seems shockingly radical in modern medicine: befriending patients and asking them how they feel.
THE SCIENTIST AND THE SOCIOPATH presents remarkable true stories of real-life scientists tackling theories and discoveries that will change our world, and of laymen grappling with some aspect of science in their lives.
An award-winning science journalist presents some of his best articles, which first appeared in top-notch magazines such as Discover, Wired and Seed.
These tales and essays are presented together for the first time. This ebook includes 16 stories and a selection of the author's science book reviews.
If you enjoy the work of Oliver Sacks, Malcolm Gladwell, Rebecca Skloot, or Mary Roach, you owe it to yourself to check out The Scientist and the Sociopath.
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