K.C. Cole

K.C. Cole

K.C. Cole is an American influential science writer, author, radio commentator, and professor whose work has broadly impacted the field of science journalism. She has authored 8 nonfiction books, notably the bestseller 'The Universe and the Teacup: The Mathematics of Truth and Beauty', which has been translated into a dozen languages, and her memoir about her late mentor, Frank Oppenheimer, 'Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up'. In 1995, she was awarded the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award and has covered science for 'The Los Angeles Times' since 1994. She is currently a professor at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
K.C. Cole has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Forum as a Columnist for the Science of the Los Angeles Times. The year with the most videos was 2001 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 854 views per program. Most common tag: Science & Technology.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2007 - Present Visiting Professor, Annenberg School of Journalism, University of Southern California Videos: 2 c. January 1, 1997 - Present Columnist, Science, [Los Angeles Times] Videos: 3 c. January 1, 2010 - Present Professor, Annenberg School of Journalism, University of Southern California Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Black Hole War</em>

    The Black Hole War

    Leonard Susskind talked about his book The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make The World Safe for Quantum…

  • <em>Avoid Boring People</em>

    Avoid Boring People

    James Watson talked about his book Avoid Boring People: Lessons from a Life in Science, published by Knopf. In this memoir, James…

  • The Art of Fact: Literary Nonfiction

    The Art of Fact: Literary Nonfiction

    Mr. Weinraub moderated a discussion on literary nonfiction by authors of nonfiction. The panelists include: Mark Bowden, author of…

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

    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…

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