The Best Australian Science Writing 2019
Good science writing makes you feel. It makes youdelight in the discovery of a black hole munching on a star, laugh at the imageof aliens puzzling over golf balls on the Moon, wonder at the mystery of theSpanish influenza's deadly rampage, grieve for baby shearwater chicks dyingwith plastic-filled stomachs, rage at the loss of the Great Barrier Reef, andcheer for the clitoris' long-overdue scientific debut.This ninth edition of the Best Australian Science Writing showcases the most powerful,colourful, insightful and brilliant news, feature, essay and poetry writingfrom Australian writers and scientists. It roams the length and breadth ofscience, revealing how a ceramic artist is helping to save the handfish, whatis so dangerous about the hype around artificial intelligence, and whether toomuch exercise is bad for the heart. It makes us think, feel, and hopefully act.
Publication Date: 01-Nov-2019
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing