Gutenberg, the Solar System, and Biological Cities: New Reviews at Download the Universe

By Carl Zimmer | March 17, 2012 10:39 am

Here’s the latest batch of reviews from Download the Universe. Check out these science ebooks:

Living Architecture: How Synthetic Biology Can Remake Our Cities: A contemplation of how tinkering with cells can change civilization.

The Solar System: An interactive guide to the planets.

Gutenberg the Geek: How the explosion of the Internet today mirrors the birth of movable type.

Natural History: Mammals – Carnivores: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!

The Stir of Waters: Radiation, Risk, and the Radon Spa of Jáchymov. A journey to a bizarre resort where people bathe in radioactive waters.

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Comments (1)

  1. Avi Burstein

    Carl, it’s Gutenberg the Geek, not Gutenberg the Greek.

    [CZ: Thanks!]

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