First Adventures in Science

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Science  04 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5885, pp. 41
DOI: 10.1126/science.1161578

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Falling for Science. Objects in Mind. Sherry Turkle, Ed.. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2008. 330 pp. $24.95, £16.95. ISBN 9780262201728.

In these essays, MIT students (former and current) and mentors describe the crucial roles particular objects played in sparking their choice of science as a vocation.