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  • Steven Weinberg on emTo Explain the Worldem
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    To Explain the World

    Steven Weinberg talked about his book, To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science, about the history of modern science and the challenges faced by those who shaped it.

  • emLake Views This World and the Universeem
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    Lake Views: This World and the Universe

    Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Weinberg talked about his book, Lake Views: This World and the Universe, which is a collection of essays of his views on topics ranging from problems of…

  • emFacing Up Science and Its Cultural Adversariesem
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    Facing Up: Science and Its Cultural Adversaries

    Professor Weinberg read from his book, Facing Up: Science and Its Cultural Adversaries, published by Harvard University Press. The book is a collection of previously published essays on…

  • Nobel Prize Winners
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    Nobel Prize Winners

    Nobel Laureates talked about challenges facing science and scientists. Among the topics they addressed were public interest in science, government funding of scientific projects, and the…

  • The Gatekeepers
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    The Gatekeepers

    Moderated by Ms. Cunningham, award-winning writers talked about the role of science writers as gatekeepers of knowledge. They discussed such topics as national missile defense, the human…

  • Superconducting Super Collider
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    Superconducting Super Collider

    The committee heard testimony from academicians, corporation executives and administration officials on the progress of the superconducting super collider under construction in Texas. The super…