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Sam Kean

Sam Kean is a writer in Washington, D.C. He has written for The New York Times Magazine, Mental Floss, Slate, Psychology Today, and The New Scientist. He has also published three books which discuss scientific discoveries in a narrative style. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Sam Kean has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2013 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 357 views per program. Most appearances with Garine Isassi (2). Most common tags: Research, Science & Technology.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Caesar's Last Breath</em>

    Caesar's Last Breath

    Sam Kean talked about his book Caesar’s Last Breath, in which he explains how molecules in Julius Caesar’s final gasp still linger in every…

  • <em>The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons</em>

    The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

    Sam Kean talked about his book The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True…

  • <em>The Violinist's Thumb</em>

    The Violinist's Thumb

    Sam Kean talked about his book, The Violinist’s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our…

  • 2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival

    2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival

    Book TV’s live coverage of the 4th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival from the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds…

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