Category: Science

3 June, 2014

Katherine Manfred

“We Are the New Meteorite”

Kolbert relates scientifically valid theories in a refreshingly neutral tone as a powerful warning against anthropogenic destruction.


25 November, 2013

Eleanor Hamblen

Understanding Parenthood

Rachel Bowlby's exploration of changing conceptions of parenthood results in a convincing, if not entirely cohesive argument, finds Eleanor Hamblen.


10 June, 2013

Luke Brunning

A Structure of the Psyche

Strictly hyphenated manic-depression is posited as a genre of mental experience in a timely look at bipolar disorder.


27 May, 2013

Harriet Rix

Naming the Rose

The aim is laudable but the results are disappointing in this new approach to Romantic culture through botany.


2 July, 2012

Joshua Rosaler

Revolutionary Theory

Josh Rosaler assesses Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions on the fiftieth anniversary of its publication.


17 May, 2012

Cassiope Kestrel Sydoriak

The Renaissance in Astronomy



26 March, 2012

Josh Rosaler

The Feynman Behind the Myth

Lawrence M. Krauss' Quantum Man reveals a more complex, yet still elusive, Richard Feynman than ever before.


29 February, 2012

Shivani Radhakrishnan

Why do we get things wrong?



17 February, 2012

Sean McMahon

Stellar Year for Astronomy



12 December, 2011

Rachael Goddard-Rebstein

Psychometrics

Jon Ronsen's The Psychopath Test scrutinises the criteria of one of mental health's most popularised disorders.