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The Resource Unscientific America : how scientific illiteracy threatens our future, Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum

Unscientific America : how scientific illiteracy threatens our future, Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum

Label
Unscientific America : how scientific illiteracy threatens our future
Title
Unscientific America
Title remainder
how scientific illiteracy threatens our future
Statement of responsibility
Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mooney, Chris
Dewey number
  • 509.73
  • 500
Index
index present
LC call number
Q149.U5
LC item number
M66 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kirshenbaum, Sheril
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Communication in science
  • Science in popular culture
Label
Unscientific America : how scientific illiteracy threatens our future, Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From a scientist and a writer -- Why Pluto matters -- Rethinking the problem of scientific illiteracy -- The rise and cultural decline of American science -- From Sputnik to Sagan -- Third culture, or nerd culture? -- Different rifts, still divided -- Science Escape 2008 -- Unpopular science -- Hollywood and the mad scientists -- Bruising their religion -- The future in our bones -- The bloggers cannot save us -- Is our scientists learning? -- Conclusion: a new mission for American science
Control code
213851106
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780465013050
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009015482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)213851106
Label
Unscientific America : how scientific illiteracy threatens our future, Chris Mooney and Sheril Kirshenbaum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-198) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From a scientist and a writer -- Why Pluto matters -- Rethinking the problem of scientific illiteracy -- The rise and cultural decline of American science -- From Sputnik to Sagan -- Third culture, or nerd culture? -- Different rifts, still divided -- Science Escape 2008 -- Unpopular science -- Hollywood and the mad scientists -- Bruising their religion -- The future in our bones -- The bloggers cannot save us -- Is our scientists learning? -- Conclusion: a new mission for American science
Control code
213851106
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780465013050
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009015482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)213851106

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