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Edward Dolnick

Edward Dolnick appears in the following:

Blood

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The metaphor, magic, and money coursing through our veins...

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If You Prick Us...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Shakespeare was really into blood. It saturated his work and literally soaked the floorboards in many of his productions. James Shapiro explains what blood meant to The Bard, in a time when the world was just on the cusp of understanding how the powerful, perplexing liquid ...

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Is There an Edge to the Heavens?

Monday, February 20, 2012

Cosmic laws are rewritten, and a spacecraft launched three decades ago races to become the first human-made object to leave the solar system.

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Escape!

Monday, February 20, 2012

Stories about traps and getaways ... about getting stuck, and breaking free.

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The Invention of Science

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Edgar Award-winning author Edward Dolnick recounts the story of a group of scientists who set out to read God's mind, but whose work instead culminated in the founding of the Royal Society: the world's first scientific organization. In his book, The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, The Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World, Dolnick explains how the 17th century belief that God was a mathematician drove an eccentric band of outsiders, led by Sir Isaac Newton, to some of the world's most profound scientific discoveries.

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Art Hoax

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

During WWII, a small-time Dutch painter Han van Meegeren managed to pass off his own paintings as those of Johannes Vermeer. Edward Dolnick’s new book about what’s been called the greatest art hoax of the twentieth century is The Forger’s Spell.

Event: Edward Dolnick will be speaking and signing ...

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