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  • Dava Sobel Discusses emThe Glass Universeem
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    The Glass Universe

    Dava Sobel talked about her book, The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars, about women who worked for the Harvard College Observatory, studying…

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  • Panel Discussion on Women in the Sciences
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    Panel Discussion on Women in the Sciences

    Panelists talked about the history of women in the sciences. Panelists included Nathalia Holt, author of Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to…

    335 views
  • emA More Perfect Heavenem
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    A More Perfect Heaven

    Dava Sobel talked about her book A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos. She was interviewed while at the Texas Book Festival. The program included schedule…

    193 views
  • emThe Planetsem
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    The Planets

    Dava Sobel talked about her book The Planets, published by Viking. She told how she came to write the book and develop its structure. She read portions of her book about Venus, the Moon,…

    244 views
  • Natural Disasters Panel
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    Natural Disasters Panel

    Authors participated in a panel discussion on natural disasters. Ms. Sobel spoke about the solar system and the possible finding of a 10th planet. Professor Emanuel discussed the formation…

    154 views
  • emGalileos Daughterem
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    Galileo's Daughter

    Ms. Sobel talked about her book, Galileo’s Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Faith, Science and Love, published by Walker and Company. She talked about the story of the famed scientist’s…

    553 views
  • The Impulse to Write About Science
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    The Impulse to Write About Science

    Moderated by Mr. Flatow, award-winning writers talked about their writing experiences and the difficulties associated with science as subject matter. Sobel is the author of Longitude and other books.…

    84 views
  • emLongitudeem
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    Longitude

    Ms. Sobel discussed her book, Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time. She described the life of John Harrison who discovered how…

    2,642 views