From Eros to Gaia

From Eros to Gaia

Freeman Dyson


Readers of Freeman Dyson’s earlier books, irritating the Universe, guns and desire, and endless in All instructions, have found for themselves what Dyson unearths right here: that he was once a author lengthy ahead of he turned a distinct scientist.

The target of this new e-book, as Dyson says, is to open home windows, to allow the specialists contained in the temple of technology see out, and to enable the normal electorate outdoors see in.” during this approach an immensely vast variety of rules, humans, modern heritage, and discoveries of many types cross in review.

Beginning with an editorial he did as a baby and finishing with fresh paintings, he is going from Eros, the god or younger ardour, to Gaia, the fertile life-giving mother-planet Earth. The pilgrimage is an effective metaphor for the lifetime of a writer.

This ebook is stuffed with discoveries. within the corporation of 1 of the main lucid minds of our time, one techniques nice males and difficulties significant to our universal life. continuously there's heat, kindness, excessive intelligence and humor. Dyson is intimate with either technology and man.

Whether he's facing the issues of physics or politics, even if he's engrossed in astronomy or literature, even if he's focusing on an African village of house technology, Dyson’s view is often “infinite in all directions,” continually following the trail of variety, continually holding his eye at the ask yourself of our earth and the health and wellbeing and happiness of its population.

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