Warped Passages

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Wednesday, March 29, 2006

On today’s show, we’ll explore some of the strange new frontiers in space, like extra dimensions and parallel universes. Then, we’ll hear about a new memoir about a powerful father-daughter relationship. And we’ll find out how journalism functioned during the Revolutionary War. Plus, an in-depth look at the life of Omar Hasan al-Bashir, the ruler of Sudan, on the first edition of our new Backstory feature.

Stranger Than Science Fiction?

Theoretical physicist Lisa Randall is an expert on particle physics, string theory, and cosmology. In Warped Passages she describes some of the bizarre new concepts being used to describe the universe…from three dimensional sink-holes to parallel universes and hidden dimensions.

Events: Lisa Randall will be participating
in the Isaac Asimov ...


Falling Through the Earth

Danielle Trussoni describes her powerful, and unusual, relationship with her Vietnam vet father in her acclaimed new memoir Falling Through the Earth.

Events: Danielle Trussoni will be reading and signing books
Wednesday, March 29 at 7 pm
Barnes & Noble at Astor Place


Backstory: The Ruler of Sudan

Today we kick off a new feature called Backstory, a series of in-depth biographies of some of the most important people in the world. In each episode, we’ll learn about the lives behind the headlines. Today we’ll turn our attention to Omar Hasan al-Bashir, the ruler of Sudan. He’s the ...


Infamous Scribblers

In Infamous Scribblers, Eric Burns examines the role of the media in the Revolutionary War.

Events: Eric Burns will be reading and signing books
Wednesday, March 29 at 7 pm
R.J. Julia Bookstore
768 Boston Post Road
Madison, Connecticut


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