恩典之手:用手指「看见」海贝与时光的盲人科学家

Privileged Hands: A Scientific Life Book Cover Privileged Hands: A Scientific Life
Geerat J. Vermeij
Henry Holt and Co.
August 15, 1996

His fingers move across the surface of a shell, feeling the ridges and contours. One of the most accomplished evolutionary biologists of our time and the world's leading authority on an ancient "arms race" among mollusks, Dr. Vermeij is blind.

一位从小失明的生物学家,用双手的触摸,勾勒出了海贝曼妙的形状与演化历史。[……]

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宇宙的本质是数学

Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality Book Cover Our Mathematical Universe: My Quest for the Ultimate Nature of Reality
Max Tegmark
Knopf
2014

Max Tegmark leads us on an astonishing journey through past, present and future, and through the physics, astronomy and mathematics that are the foundation of his work, most particularly his hypothesis that our physical reality is a mathematical structure and his theory of the ultimate multiverse.

译者诚意推荐:本书的世界观之宏大,仿佛让读者踏上一场横跨宇宙级时间和空间的奇幻之旅,穿梭于极小与极大的尺度之中。在醉心于宇宙之大的同时,却又不得不惊叹:人类才是整个宇宙中最难能可贵、最生机勃勃的诗篇。[……]

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人类简史:超越政治正确的历史观

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind Book Cover Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Harari
Harper
2015
464

"I would recommend this book to anyone interested in a fun, engaging look at early human history…you’ll have a hard time putting it down."--Bill Gates

智人为何能成为地球的霸主?这位希伯来大学的历史学教授为世界呈现了一幅宏达的篇章,也造就了一本畅销全世界的科普书。[……]

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