Enigmas: The Darwin College Lectures

Emily Joan Ward (Editor), Robert Reuvers (Editor)

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Abstract

Arising from the 2020 Darwin College Lectures, this book presents eight essays from prominent public intellectuals on the theme of Enigmas. Each author examines this theme through the lens of their own particular area of expertise, together constituting an illuminating and diverse interdisciplinary volume.

Enigmas features contributions by professor of physics Sean M. Carroll, author Jo Marchant, writer and broadcaster Adam Rutherford, professor of earth sciences Tamsin A. Mather, professor of the history of the book Erik Kwakkel, reader in cultural history Tiffany Watt Smith, mathematician and public speaker James Grime, assistant professor of positive AI J. Derek Lomas, and explorer Albert Y.-M. Lin. This volume will appeal to anyone fascinated by puzzles and mysteries, solved and unsolved.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages238
ISBN (Print) 978-1-009-23254-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2022

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