Science Books in Six Words

From American Scientist magazine comes coverage of the Twitter hashtag #SciBooksIn6. A couple of highlights:

“Investigating extraterrestrial geology, many meteorites needed.” —Nicole Lunning

35 Seasons of U.S. Antarctic Meteorites (1976-2010): A Pictorial Guide to the Collection, eds. Kevin Righter, Catherine Corrigan, Timothy McCoy, and Ralph Harvey

“Chemistry plus recipes: Explore savory taste.”—Sandra J. Ackerman

Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste, by Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk