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  • emGalileo and the Science Deniersem
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    Galileo and the Science Deniers

    Astrophysicist Mario Livio looked at the scientific discoveries of Galileo that challenged conventional thinking during his time. This event was hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge,…

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  • emThe Triumph of Doubtem
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    The Triumph of Doubt

    Former Obama and Clinton administrations official David Michaels talked about the use of “science for hire” in the creation of public policy.

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  • emReader Come Homeem
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    Reader, Come Home

    Maryanne Wolf explored how our brains process reading print versus digital mediums.

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  • Randall Fuller Discusses emThe Book That Changed Americaem
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    The Book That Changed America

    Randall Fuller talked about his book The Book That Changed America: How Darwin’s Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation, in which he examines the impact of the 1860 publication of Charles Darwin’s…

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  • Wenonah Hauter Discusses emFrackopolyem
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    Frackopoly

    Wenonah Hauter talked about her book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment, about the origins of fracking and its impact on the environment and public health.…

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  • Beth Shapiro on emHow to Clone a Mammothem
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    How to Clone a Mammoth

    Professor Beth Shapiro talked about her book How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction, in which she reports that current scientific breakthroughs would allow for extinct species…

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  • Gernot Wagner on emClimate Shockem
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    Climate Shock

    Gernot Wagner and Martin Weitzman talked about their book, Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet, about the costs that would be incurred if climate change is left…

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  • emRound About the Earthem
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    Round About the Earth

    Harvard University Professor Joyce Chaplin talked about her book, Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit, in which she presents the history of the circumnavigation…

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  • emThe Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004em
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    The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004

    Steven Pinker moderated a panel of science writers about the book to which they had contributed, The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2004, published by Houghton Mifflin. They read…

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