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    Panel Discussion on the Environment

    Miriam Horn, author of Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman: Conservation Heroes of the American Heartland; Lee Van Der Voo, author of The Fish Market: Inside the Big-Money Battle for the Ocean and…

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    Beyond Infinity

    Eugenia Cheng talked about her book Beyond Infinity: An Expedition to the Outer Limits of Mathematics, in which she explores the mathematical idea of “infinity.” In her book, she explains…

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    Storm in a Teacup

    British physicist Helen Czerski talked about her book Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life, in which she uses every day objects and occurrences to explain physics and the universe in…

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    Now

    Professor Richard Muller talked about his book Now: The Physics of Time, in which he discusses the concept of time and proposes his own scientific theory on the subject.

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    Undoing Project

    Michael Lewis talked about his book Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, in which he looks at the work of Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky that…

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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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    Seven Skeletons

    Lydia Pyne talked about her book, Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World’s Most Famous Human Fossils. She spoke at the 5th annual San Antonio Book Festival.

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    Amazing Stories of the Space Age

    Rod Pyle talked about his book Amazing Stories of the Space Age: True Tales of Nazis in Orbit, Soldiers on the Moon, Orphaned Martian Robots, and Other Fascinating Accounts from the Annals…

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    Beyond

    Professor Chris Impey talked about his book, Beyond: Our Future in Space, about the next generation of space exploration. This interview, conducted on the campus of the University of Arizona, is…

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    How to Make a Spaceship

    Julian Guthrie talked about her book How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight, in which she reports on SpaceShipOne, the first…

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    Hidden Figures

    Margot Lee Shetterly talked about her book Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, in which she recalls a…

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    Open Phones with Nathalia Holt

    Nathalia Holt talked about her book, Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars. She also responded to viewer comments and questions on the…

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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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    The Speed of Sound

    Thomas Dolby talked about his book, The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology. He spoke at the 15th annual Annapolis Book Festival. This program contains…

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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…

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    Urban Forests

    Jill Jonnes talked about her book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape, in which she examines the natural history of trees and their impact on…

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    Ethan Baron on Silicon Valley

    Ethan Baron talked about about Silicon Valley, home to many of the world’s largest high-tech corporations, including Google, Facebook, and Apple. He shared the successes and challenges that Silicon Valley…

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    Machines of Loving Grace

    John Markoff talked about his book, Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots, about the history and evolution of mankind’s development and use of artificial…

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    Refinery Town

    Steve Early talked about his book, Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City, about the fight by the citizens of Richmond, California, against Chevron, the…

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    We Could Not Fail

    Richard Paul and Steven Moss talked about their book, We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program, about 10 African Americans who broke the color barrier at NASA.…

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