The Big Questions
THE BIG QUESTIONS: GENETICS
Some questions are so big that everyone should know the answer. Genetics takes readers deep into the science of inheritance, one of the most fascinating and controversial subjects of our time.
THE BIG QUESTIONS: LIFE & DEATH
Some questions are so big that everyone should know the answer; and questions do not come bigger than those about life and death. The Big Questions: Life & Death takes readers where few books fear to tread as it asks what is life, why we have to die, and whether humans can create new forms of life.
THE BIG QUESTION: LIFE AND THE UNIVERSE
Even though things do sometimes go wrong, it is surely evident that, in general, science works. The remote control turns the TV on, spacecraft arrive at their destinations as planned, images appear on the camera screen, antibiotics cure infections, etc.
THE BIG QUESTIONS: MEMORY
Some questions are so big that everyone should know the answers. The Big Questions: Memory delves into a fascinating multi- faceted subject that touches on the nature of personal identity, intelligence, knowledge, consciousness, computer science and even the existence of the soul.