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The Universe Untangled

People are fascinated by the laws of the physical world, but many find the scientific concepts dense and complicated. To solve that dilemma, BC alumna Abigail Pillitteri has published The Universe Untangled – Modern Physics for Everyone (Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2017), … Continue reading

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A geologist investigates Noah’s Flood

On Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. in Higgins Hall, room 300, scientist David R. Montgomery will talk about his investigation of the world’s flood stories and the counterintuitive role Noah’s Flood played in the development of both geology and creationism. … Continue reading

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Literature & science

In her book Losing Touch with Nature: Literature and the New Science in Sixteenth-Century England (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014), Rattigan Professor of English Mary Crane looks at the works of English writers such as Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Thoreau & climate change

Biologist Richard B. Primack will present “Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Concord” on Apr. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in Fulton Hall, Room 511. Primack is the author of Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods (University of Chicago Press), which uses … Continue reading

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