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PETER J. BENTLEY, PhD, is one of the most creative thinkers working in computer science today. A senior research fellow and professor at University College London, he is well known for his prolific research covering all aspects of evolutionary computation and digital biology. He is the author of the popular science books Digital Biology and The Book of Numbers, and is a regular contributor to BBC radio.
A particularly glaring entry regarding super glue: "We really don't know how it works".
Are you kidding? How about anionic polymerization, Dr. Bentley? Read more
The title promises entertainment in addition to science. What you get is straight science with very little narrative connection and no ending. Read morePublished on December 22, 2009 by Amazon Customer
In spite of its humorous title, this book is really just a collection of 39 short (non-humorous) essays about science in everyday life: what happens if you stick your fork into a... Read morePublished on July 1, 2009 by Michael Gunther