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Alex Wild

photographer
scientist

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Alex Wild is a Texas-based biologist who started photographing insects in 2002 as an aesthetic complement to his scientific work on ant taxonomy and evolution. Alex holds a Ph.D. in Entomology from The University of California/Davis and is Curator of Entomology at The University of Texas at Austin. His photographs appear in numerous natural history museums, magazines, books, television programs, and other media.
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Before the Lights Go Out
Conquering the Energy Crisis Before It Conquers Us
Maggie Koerth-Baker - Apr 01, 2012
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What you need to know now about America's energy future"Hi, I'm the United States and I'm an oil-oholic." We have an energy problem. And everybody knows it, even if we can't all agree on what, specifically, the problem is. Rising costs, changing climate, peaking oil, foreign oil, public safety--if the fears are this complicated, then the solutions ...
Alex Wild
Feb 17, 2021
Maggie wrote an entire book on electrical grids and is worth following during the Texas crisis.      source
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The Worst Alphabet Book Ever
Raj Haldar - Nov 13, 2018
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Let's get real--the English language is bizarre. A might be for apple, but it's also for aisle and aeons. Why does the word "gnat" start with a G but the word "knot" doesn't start with an N? It doesn't always make sense, but don't let these rule-breaking silent letters defeat you!This whimsical, funky book from Raj Haldar (aka rapper Lushlife) turn...
Alex Wild
Jan 19, 2020
This book is awesome.      source