Mission to Abisko: Stories and Myths in the Creation of Scientific "Truth"

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Index
Aalto, Alvar, 103
Abel, Niels Henrik, 169
Abisko seminar, vii, 151-156
After Thought, 62
Against Method, 122
Ahlfors, Lars, 125
Aldiss, Brian, 144
Alexandria Quartet, 116
Algarotti, Francesco, 1
Algorithmic view
complexities of, 66-68
importance of, 63-66
Alien, Steve, 40
Amazing Stories, 144
Analogies, to and in nature, 1-6
Annas, George, 37
Anthropic principle, 131
Antibiotics, 24
Appleyard, Brian 1
Arrhenius, Svante, 103, 112, 114
Ars Magna, 123
Art, relation to science, 9
Asceticism, 68-73, 78-83
Bachman, Richard, 146
Bailey, James, 62
Baringer, Phil, 152
Basil (saint), 83
Baxter, Stephen, 147
Bear, Greg, 143-144, 145, 146, 151
Benford, Gregory, 151, 153, 154, 155
Bergson, Henri, 111
Beyond All Certainty, 135
Big Bang, 3
Bioethics, 36-37
Biology
future of, 19-20
influence of, 25-27
Biomining, 24-25
Biopunk, 146, 148
Biotechnology, 20-30
market forces and, 31-32
promise of, 26-27, 32-33
Birkhoff, Garrett, 158
Bjerknes, Vilhelm, 103
Blish, James, 147
Blob, The, 145, 146
Blood Music, 145, 146
Bohr, Niels, 7, 102, 113, 132
Boltzmann, Ludwig, 106
Boys from Brazil, 142
Brain, reengineering of, 27-28
Brave New World, 142
Brecht, Berthold, 134
Brief History of Time, 3, 41
Brooks, Rodney, 77, 95-96
Brothers in Arms, 142
Bruno, Giordano, 121
Bujold, Louise McMaster, 142, 147
Cambridge Quintet, The, 40, 42, 44
Cantor's Dilemma, 42
Cardano, Girolamo, 123
Carroll, Lewis, 170
Casti, John, 153, 155
Chambers, Marilyn, 143
Chemistry
farming and, 20-21
Victorian, 18
Cherryh, C.J., 142

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