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Friday, June 13, 2014 Permalink

Science Friday: The Science Of Congress, Book List, Manned Mars Mission

NASA / JPL-Caltech / University of Arizona

NASA / JPL-Caltech / University of Arizona

Rep. Rush Holt: Science and Congress


  • Rush Holt 
    Congressional Representative, New Jersey's 12th District 
    West Windsor, New Jersey

Your Summer Science Book List


  • Lee Billings 
    Science Journalist
    Author, “Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life Among the Stars” (Current, 2013)
    New York, New York
  • Maria Popova 
    Editor and Founder
    Brooklyn, New York

The Science of the ‘Brazuca’


  • Simon Choppin 
    Research Fellow
    Centre for Sports Engineering Research
    Sheffield Hallam University
    Sheffield, England

Is NASA Ready to Make the Leap to a Manned Mission to Mars?


  • Jonathan Lunine 
    David C. Duncan Professor in the Physical Sciences
    Director, Center for Radiophysics and Space Research
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, New York

‘Do Fathers Matter?’ Explores Dad's Influence


  • Paul Raeburn 
    Author, "Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked" (Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014)
    Chief Media Critic, Knight Science Journalism Tracker at MIT
    New York, New York