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    After Words with Lisa Genova

    Neuroscientist Lisa Genova discussed how memory works. She was interviewed by author and “The Forgetting” podcast co-host David Shenk.

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    Liftoff

    Author Eric Berger looked at the career of entrepreneur Elon Musk and the history of his rocket company SpaceX. This virtual event was hosted by Blue Willow Bookshop in Houston.

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    In Depth with Harriet Washington

    Science writer and author Harriet Washington talked about the history of the use and misuse of science and medicine in the United States. She is the author of Deadly Monopolies, Medical…

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    Genius Makers

    New York Times technology correspondent Cade Metz discussed the origins of artificial intelligence (AI) and the major tech companies which led the way in transforming technology. The…

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    Life's Edge

    Science writer Carl Zimmer investigated scientific experiments that have attempted to recreate life. This virtual event was hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

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    A Thousand Brains

    Neuroscientist Jeff Hawkins explained how simple cells in the brain create intelligence. This virtual event was hosted by Kepler’s Literary Foundation in Menlo Park, California.

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    Grasp

    MIT professors Sanjay Sarma and Luke Yoquinto examined the science of how human beings learn. This program was part of the virtual 2021 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    Shuttle, Houston

    Paul Dye, the longest serving NASA flight director, reflected on his life and career. This program was part of the virtual 2021 Tucson Festival of Books.

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    In Depth with Elizabeth Kolbert

    Elizabeth Kolbert, bestselling author and staff writer for the New Yorker, talked about environmental issues, including global warming and the impact that humans are having on nature. She…

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    The Code Breaker

    Walter Isaacson, a Tulane professor and biographer, shared the story of Jennifer Doudna, who received a Nobel Prize for the development of the CRISPR, a method for genome editing. The…

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    Blood, Powder, and Residue

    New York University Professor Beth Bechky described the work of forensic science. This virtual event was provided by Murder By The Book in Houston, Texas.

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    Midnight in Chernobyl

    Adam Higginbotham talked about his book, "Midnight in Chernobyl, about the 1986 nuclear disaster in Ukraine. This virtual event was part of Norwich University’s Military Writers' Symposium[

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    After Words with Catherine Flowers

    Catherine Flowers, founder of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice, reflected on her efforts to improve water and sanitation conditions in rural areas across America.…

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    The Knowledge Machine

    New York University Philosophy Professor Michael Strevens discussed the evolution of scientific thought and how it is applied to modern issues, including COVID-19 and climate change. This…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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.

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