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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
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television, science education, popular science, documentaries, film, science fiction, Star Trek
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Recent Publications

“The (soft) propaganda value of lunar exploration,” Physics Today, February 8, 2021

“A Scientific Mallard,” The Sarnoff Collection, December 28, 2020

“Seeing is Believing,” The Sarnoff Collection, December 13, 2020

“Experiments in Creativity” Science, October 16, 2020

“Science on the Small Screen, Retro Style,” Scientific American, September 3, 2020 

“Bradbury: Beyond Apollo,” Science, August 18 2020

“Willy Ley: Prophet of Space,” July 2020

“How Oral History Opens Up the Past,” Distillations, June 11, 2019

“The Case of Continental Classroom,” Distillations, March 29, 2019

“Private Lives in Public Places: TMI Online,” The Science and Entertainment Exchange, July 2018

“Playing with Technology,” Transmissions, written with Roger Turner, November 27, 2018

“Science Television in the Age of Sputnik,” Physics Today, September 22, 2017

Online Exhibit: “Science Education at the American Museum of Natural History,” Transient Effects, Princeton University Art Museum, August 2017

Book Review: “Atomic Adventures,” Science, June 6, 2017 

“A March Through Time: Historical Perspective on the March for Science,” The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, April 15, 2017

“As Seen on TV: An exploratory glimpse into the archives of the AAPB,” The American Archive of Public Broadcasting, June 8, 2015

“The Atomic Awakening of Ava Helen Pauling,” The Pauling Blog, July 11, 2012

“Bridging the Nuclear Divide,” TERRA Magazine, Oregon State University, October 31, 2011 

“Chasing the Canine Connection,” TERRA Magazine, Oregon State University, November 16, 2011

“From Concert Hall to Lecture Hall,” TERRA Magazine, Oregon State University, May 18, 2012

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United Kingdom, United States
Expertise by Chronology
8, 9
Expertise by Topic
Public History, Science, Technology