Friday, July 27, 2012
I wanted to dislike the recent Nova special Hunting the Elements, an attempt to place the periodic table and its contents in a broader context for the average PBS viewer. After all, the list of experts did not include a single historian. How can a broad, robust exploration of this icon of chemistry exclude the history of the science behind its creation?
Posted by Michal Meyer on 07/27 at 06:48 PM
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Photos from New York’s High Line: A Successful Rails-to-Trails Project in a Former Industrial Zone
Posted by Paul Halpern on 07/15 at 07:58 PM
An excerpt from my talk at the Three Societies Conference
Posted by Paul Halpern on 07/15 at 06:40 PM
Reporting sheer enthusiasm for the highly successful Three Societies Meeting
Posted by Paul Halpern on 07/15 at 05:14 PM
Monday, July 02, 2012
What happens when we think about Ann-Marie Slaughter’s much-discussed treatment of women’s work/family challenges with some bigger context? Here, we draw on a recent critical study of American consumption habits and some classic works in gender and technology to deepen the conversation.
Posted by Amy E. Slaton on 07/02 at 10:19 AM
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