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  • emMoney for Nothingem
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    Money for Nothing

    MIT professor Thomas Levenson discussed how the leaders of the Scientific Revolution applied their new ideas to people, money, and markets and, as a result, invented modern finance. This…

    476 views
  • emThe New Mapem
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    The New Map

    Daniel Yergin discussed climate change, the future of energy, and the geopolitical struggle between the U.S. and China. This was a virtual event hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in…

    240 views
  • Author Discussion on Space with Ann Druyan and Leland Melvin
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    Author Discussion on Space with Ann Druyan and Leland Melvin

    Television producer Ann Druyan, who is the author of Cosmos, and astronaut and engineer Leland Melvin, who is the author of Chasing Space, discussed the late author Ray Bradbury. This program was…

    99 views
  • emA Furious Skyem
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    A Furious Sky

    Author Eric Jay Dolin provided a history of hurricanes that have impacted the United States. This was a virtual event hosted by Garden District Book Shop in New Orleans.

    96 views
  • emHow to Astronautem
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    How to Astronaut

    Space Shuttle Endeavour pilot Terry Virts provided an inside look at space travel and exploration. This was a virtual event hosted by Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

    94 views
  • emWhat Can I Doem
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    What Can I Do?

    Actress Jane Fonda offered her thoughts on climate change and discussed her activism on the issue. This virtual event was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

    105 views
  • emSupermans Not Comingem
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    Superman's Not Coming

    Environmental activist Erin Brockovich argued that America is facing a water crisis. This was a virtual event hosted by Climate One at the Commonwealth Club.

    183 views
  • emCosmosem
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    Cosmos

    Author and producer Ann Druyan provided a follow-up to her late husband Carl Sagan’s study of space. This program was part of the 20th annual National Book Festival, a virtual event hosted…

    313 views
  • emThe Next Great Migrationem
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    The Next Great Migration

    Sonia Shah looked at the science and history of migration in plants, animals, and humans and argued that it is a biological imperative that should be embraced around the world today.

    778 views
  • emGalileoem
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    Galileo

    Astrophysicist Mario Livio looked at the scientific discoveries of Galileo that challenged conventional thinking during his time. This program was part of the 20th annual National Book…

    166 views
  • emHow to Argue With a Racistem
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    How to Argue With a Racist

    Science writer Adam Rutherford offered his thoughts on how science refutes racial stereotypes and myths. This virtual event was hosted by Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg,…

    463 views
  • emThe Great Quake Debateem
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    The Great Quake Debate

    Research seismologist Susan Hough provided a dual biography of geologist Baily Willis and scientist Robert Hill and their debate of whether southern California was partial to earthquakes during…

    343 views
  • emBefore the Falloutem
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    Before the Fallout

    Diana Preston talked about her book Before The Fallout: From Marie Curie to Hiroshima, published by Walker and Company. On December 26, 1898, Marie Curie announced the discovery of radium and observed that…

    737 views
  • emIsaacs Stormem
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    Isaac's Storm

    Mr. Larson talked about his book Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History, published by Vintage Books. The book chronicles the life of scientist and meteorologist…

    2,194 views
  • emLaid Wasteem
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    Laid Waste!

    Purdue University history professor John Larson looked at how colonial Americans utilized industry to benefit themselves to the detriment of the environment. This was a virtual program…

    523 views
  • emEnd Timesem
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    End Times

    Future correspondent for Axios Bryan Walsh discussed various threats humanity faces such as global warming, asteroids, and nuclear war. This virtual event was hosted by the Tucson Festival…

    591 views
  • 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,…

    945 views
  • After Words with Michael Shellenberger
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    After Words with Michael Shellenberger

    Michael Shellenberger, founder and president of Environmental Progress, offered his thoughts on what he calls “apocalyptic” environmentalism and provided some solutions on how to address…

    1,428 views
  • emOnce Upon a Time I Lived on Marsem
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    Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars

    NASA astronaut and scientist Kate Greene recalled her experiences living in a simulated Martian environment. This event was hosted by the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

    488 views
  • emHow Innovation Worksem
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    How Innovation Works

    Science writer Matt Ridley argued that America is experiencing what he calls an “innovation famine” and discussed how government policy can encourage and incentivize innovation. This event…

    436 views
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