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Conversations: Zack Weinersmith, "Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything"

On this edition of Conversations, Zach Weinersmith talks about Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything. Zack is the cartoonist behind the popular geek webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. He co-authored the book with Dr.

Conversations: Audra Wolfe, "Freedom's Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science"

Freedom's Laboratory

On this edition of Conversations, Audra Wolfe talks about her latest book, Freedom’s Laboratory: The Cold War Struggle for the Soul of Science. Wolfe is a writer, editor, and historian whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, The Atlantic, and the podcast American History Tellers.

Conversations: Jonathan Baillie, "The Splendor of Birds: Art and Photographs from National Geographic"

The Splendor of Birds

On this edition of Conversations, Jonathan Baillie talks about the The Splendor of Birds: Art and Photographs from National Geographic. Baillie is the Executive Vice President and Chief Scientist of the National Geographic Society. Baillie joined the Society in 2016 after 20 years at the Zoological Society of London.


Conversations: Deborah Blum, "The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century"

On this edition of Conversations, Deborah Blum talks about her latest book, The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. Blum is the director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT, and editor of Undark magazine.

Conversations: Joan Marie Galat, "Dark Matters: Natures Reaction to Light Pollution"

Dark Matters

On this edition of Conversations, Joan Marie Galat talks about her book, Dark Matters: Nature’s Reaction to Light Pollution. Galat is an award-winning author of more than a dozen books for children and adults. Her books for children explore astronomy, ancient myths and legends, history, and nature, in both fiction and non-fiction.


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