The Green Room

Mondays 6PM - 8PM, with Dorian

Guests from November, 1998

Peter Hilton
SUNY Binghamton Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and cryptoanalyst on the Enigma team which worked to decipher high-grade German analog mechanical cryptography code during WWII.
Alan Sokal
NYU Professor of Physics, SocialText prankster, and author with Jean Bricmont, of "Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science".
Daniel Hillis
Founder of Thinking Machines Corp., inventor of parallel computing, and author of "The Pattern on the Stone: The Simple Ideas that Make Computers Work" .
Edward Larson
Professor of History and Law at UGA and author of Pulitzer prize-winning, "Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion".
William Dement
Director of the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford U. School of Medicine; author of "The Sleepwatchers" and others.
Jeff Welser
Electrical Engineer and Research Staff Member at the IBM TJ Watson research Center working on quantum dot flash memory and nanocrystals.
Joseph LeDoux
Professor of Science in the Center for Neural Science at NYU and author of "The Emotional Brain".
Stephen Adler
NJ Albert Einstein Professor at the School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Advanced Study, and winner of the 1998 Dirac Medal from the International Centre for Theoretical Physics.
Darcy Kelley
The Co-Director of the Doctoral Program on Neurobiology and Behavior at the College of Physicians and Surgeon, Columbia University; research specialty on frog songs.>
Lawrence Weschler
Staff writer for The New Yorker and author of "Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder", "Calamities of Exile", and "A Wanderer in the Perfect City: Selected Passion Pieces".

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