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  • James Gleick Discusses emTime Travelem
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    Time Travel

    James Gleick talked about his book Time Travel: A History, in which he discusses the history and future of the concept of time travel. “Nonfiction Keynote: James Gleick Talks with Tom…

  • emIsaac Newtonem
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    Isaac Newton

    Mr. Gleick discussed his biography Issac Newton, published by Pantheon Books. Mr. Gleick describes the scientist as “the chief architect of the modern world.” Mr. Newton was an innovator in the…

  • emWhat Just Happenedem
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    What Just Happened?

    Mr. Gleick talked about the development of the Internet and how it has transformed the way we live. His new book, What Just Happened: A Chronicle from the Information Frontier, published by…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • emThe Best American Science Writing 2000em
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    The Best American Science Writing 2000

    James Gleik, the co-editor, and three other contributors talked about the book The Best American Science Writing 2000, published by Ecco Press. The book is a new collection of 19 magazine essays on a wide array of…