Mapping the Cosmos: Germs, Genomes, and the Big Bang

Moderated by President Baltimore, authors discussed their books on gene mapping and the possibility of evolutionary design in humans and… read more

Moderated by President Baltimore, authors discussed their books on gene mapping and the possibility of evolutionary design in humans and the cosmos. After their presentations they answered audience members' questions.

Professor Diamond wrote, Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, published by Norton. Ms. Cole wrote, The Hole in the Universe: How Scientists Peered Over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything, published by Harcourt Brace. Mr. Ridley wrote, Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters, published by HarperCollins. President Baltimore wrote, Lymphocyte Development: Cell Selection Events and Signals During Immune Ontogeny. close

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  • Jared M. Diamond Professor University of California, Los Angeles->School of Medicine
  • Matt Ridley Co-Founder and Chairman International Centre for Life (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK)
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Mapping the Cosmos: Germs, Genomes, and the Big Bang

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Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2001
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Aug 11, 2001

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  • Jun 11, 2001 | 3:53am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2001 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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