Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science

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The Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science is given by the Phi Beta Kappa Society for outstanding contributions by scientists to the literature of science. The intent of the award is to encourage mostrar más literate and scholarly interpretations of the physical and biological sciences and mathematics. Monographs and compendiums are not eligible. mostrar menos
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Winner 65

Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas por Jennifer Raff2023
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred por Chanda Prescod-Weinstein2022
The Sirens of Mars: Searching for Life on Another World por Sarah Stewart Johnson2021
Archaeology from Space : How the Future Shapes our Past por Sarah Parcak2020
Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth por Adam Frank2019
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst por Robert M. Sapolsky2018
The Gene: An Intimate History por Siddhartha Mukherjee2017
The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History por Thor Hanson2016
Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle por Douglas J. Emlen2015
Einstein and the Quantum: The Quest of the Valiant Swabian por A. Douglas Stone2014
The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don't por Nate Silver2013
The Fate of Greenland: Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change por Philip Conkling2012
Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Climate Change and Energy in the 21st Century por Burton Richter2011
Complexity : A Guided Tour por Melanie Mitchell2010
The Art and Politics of Science por Harold Varmus2009
TU PEZ INTERIOR por Neil Shubin2008
The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution por Sean B. Carroll2007
Los tres jinetes del cambio climático por William F. Ruddiman2006
The Hunt for the Dawn Monkey: Unearthing the Origins of Monkeys, Apes, and Humans por Christopher Beard2005
Isaac Newton : la mente que cambió la historia de la ciencia por James Gleick2004
La vida en un joven planeta: los primeros tres mil millones de años de la Tierra por Andrew H. Knoll2003
A Brain for All Seasons: Human Evolution and Abrupt Climate Change por William H. Calvin2002
The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future por Richard B. Alley2001
Cradle of Life: The Discovery of Earth's Earliest Fossils por J. William Schopf2000
El Universo Elegante: Supercuerdas, Dimensiones Ocultas y Busqueda Teoria Final / The Elegant Universe por Brian Greene1999
Taking Wing: Archaeopteryx and the Evolution of Bird Flight por Pat Shipman1998
Armas, gérmenes y acero : Breve historia de la humanidad en los últimos trece mil años por Jared Diamond1997
Where Does The Weirdness Go?: Why Quantum Mechanics Is Strange, But Not As Strange As You Think por David Lindley1996
Viaje a las hormigas : una historia de exploración científica por Bert Hölldobler1995
Agujeros negros y tiempo curvo : el escandaloso legado de Einstein por Kip S. Thorne1994
Living Within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos por Garrett Hardin1993
One Long Argument: Charles Darwin and the Genesis of Modern Evolutionary Thought por Ernst Mayr1992
Envisioning Information por Edward R. Tufte1991
La vida maravillosa por Stephen Jay Gould1990
The How and the Why: An Essay on the Origins and Development of Physical Theory por David Park1989
El infinito en todas direcciones por Freeman J. Dyson1988
Chemicals and Society: A Guide to the New Chemical Age por Hugh D. Crone1987
The Mystery of Comets por Fred Lawrence Whipple1986
The scientific reinterpretation of form por Norma E. Emerton1985
Frozen Star: Of Pulsars, Black Holes and the Fate of Stars por George Greenstein1984
Dientes de gallina y dedos de caballo : reflexiones sobre historia natural por Stephen Jay Gould1983
Emerging Cosmology por Bernard Lovell1982
El Amanecer cósmico : orígenes de la materia y la vida por Eric Chaisson1981
The Image of Eternity: Roots of Time in the Physical World por David Allen Park1980
Ice Ages: Solving the Mystery por John Imbrie1979
Mechanics of the Mind (BBC Reith Lectures; 1976) por Colin Blakemore1978
The High Frontier: Human Colonies in Space por Gerard K. O'Neill1977
Beautiful Swimmers: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay por William W. Warner1976
The Healing Hand: Man and Wound in the Ancient World por Guido Majno1975
Darwin on Man: A Psychological Study of Scientific Creativity por Howard E. Gruber1974
The Computer from Pascal to von Neumann por Herman H. Goldstine1973
El Circulo que se Cierra por Barry Commoner1972
Vitamin C and the Common Cold por Linus Pauling1971
Life and Death of the Salt Marsh por John Teal1970
Antibodies and Immunity (Pelican S.) por G. J. V. Nossal1969
Great waters; a voyage of natural history to study whales, plankton, and the waters of the Southern Ocean por Sir. Alister Clavering Hardy1968
Modern Genetics por Haig P. Papazian1967
Man Adapting por Rene Dubos1966
Bird migration por Donald R. Griffin1965
The origin of adaptations por Verne Grant1964
The unseen world por René J. Dubos1963
The World of Ice. por James Lindsay Dyson1962
Communication among social bees por Martin Lindauer1961
The Forest and the Sea por Marston Bates1960
Darwin's Century: Evolution and the Men Who Discovered It por Loren Eiseley1959

Shortlist 22

Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions por Temple Grandin2023
A Voice in the Wilderness: A Pioneering Biologist Explains How Evolution Can Help Us Solve Our Biggest Problems por Professor Joseph L Graves Jr. Ph.D2023
A Silent Fire: The Story of Inflammation, Diet, and Disease por Shilpa Ravella2023
Quantum Steampunk: The Physics of Yesterday's Tomorrow por Nicole Yunger Halpern2023
The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred por Chanda Prescod-Weinstein2022
Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else por Jordan Ellenberg2022
The Arbornaut: A Life Discovering the Eighth Continent in the Trees Above Us por Meg Lowman2022
You Bet Your Life: From Blood Transfusions to Mass Vaccination, the Long and Risky History of Medical Innovation por Paul A. Offit (Author)2022
Fundamentals: Ten Keys to Reality por Frank Wilczek2022
The Sirens of Mars: Searching for Life on Another World por Sarah Stewart Johnson2021
x + y: A Mathematician's Manifesto for Rethinking Gender por Eugenia Cheng2021
Clean: The New Science of Skin and the Beauty of Doing Less por James Hamblin2021
Galileo: And the Science Deniers por Mario Livio2021
Mathematics for Human Flourishing por Francis Su2021
Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime por Sean M. Carroll2020
The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution por Susan Hockfield2020
The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last por Azra Raza2020
Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us about Ourselves por Frans de Waal2020
Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World por Marcia Bjornerud2019
Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees por Thor Hanson2019
Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures por Nick Pyenson2019
Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto por Alan Stern2019


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