This idea must die : scientific theories that are blocking progress /

The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world's most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.org's 2014 question: What scientific idea has become a relic blocking human progress? Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org--"The world's smartest w...

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Other Authors: Brockman, John, 1941- (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Harper Perennial, [2015]
Edition:First edition.
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Summary:The bestselling editor of This Explains Everything brings together 175 of the world's most brilliant minds to tackle Edge.org's 2014 question: What scientific idea has become a relic blocking human progress? Each year, John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org--"The world's smartest website" (The Guardian)--challenges some of the world's greatest scientists, artists, and philosophers to answer a provocative question crucial to our time. In 2014 he asked 175 brilliant minds to ponder: What scientific idea needs to be put aside in order to make room for new ideas to advance? The answers are as surprising as they are illuminating.
Physical Description:vii, 568 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780062374349 (pbk.) :
0062374346 (pbk.)