The Sciences

Unscientific America: The Table of Contents

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneyMay 26, 2009 4:01 PM


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As promised, here is the book's table of contents, and there's more to come:

From a Scientist and a Writer (Introduction) 1. Why Pluto Matters 2. Rethinking the Problem of Scientific Illiteracy

Part I: The Rise and Cultural Decline of American Science

3. From Sputnik to Sagan 4. Third Culture or Nerd Culture?

Part II: Different Rifts, Still Divided

5. Science Escape 2008 6. Unpopular Science 7. Hollywood and the Mad Scientists 8. Bruising Their Religion

Part III: The Future in Our Bones

9. The Bloggers Cannot Save Us 10. Is Our Scientists Learning? Conclusion: A New Mission for American Science

Tomorrow we'll begin posting a bit of content from the first chapter, "Why Pluto Matters." Once again, you can preorder here.

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