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Gödel, Escher, Bach : an eternal golden braid (1999, Basic Books) 4 stars

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this book applies Godel's seminal contribution to modern mathematics to …

A dense book filled with interesting questions and ideas that raises more questions than it answers. The focus is on negative space and complexity, and how the universe is filled with recursive patterns that provide never ending places to explore.

By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson …

Flawed, but revealing look at the process of discovering the molecular structure of DNA. Shows that outsiders often bring creative approaches to solving problems by questioning the assumptions the experts have made. Ridicule precedes success.