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


We all know well that the science the general public learns is based upon what scientists and journalists tell us in newspapers, magazines, books, and television. But what is not so apparent is that the science that scientists themselves learn, even the paradigms they create, is also based on the stories they tell each other. Twelve top scientists who gathered in Abisko, north of the Arctic Circle, examine the phenomenon of science as storytelling in this fascinating and delightful book.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Reading, MA
Publication year:
  • 1999


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