The Green Room

Mondays 6PM - 8PM, with Dorian

Guests from May 1999

Robert Osserman
Stanford University Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, author ("Poetry of the Universe") and Special Projects Director at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) .
Neal Nathanson
Director of the Office of Aids Research at the National Institutes of Health.
James Wilson
Director of the University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Human Gene Therapy.
Arthur Bienenstock
Associate Director Science in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President; formerly Director of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory .
Robert Trivers
Rutgers University Professor of Anthropolgy and Biological Sciences who developed the idea of reciprocal altruism . Areas of study include evolutionary genetics, symmetry, social evolution.
Elizabeth Wayland Barber
Occidental College anthropology professor, author of "The Mummies of Urumchi," and expert on ancient textiles.
Bob Park
University of Maryland Professor of Physics and author of the popular APS column, "What's New".
Charles H. Bennett
IBM Fellow and Research Staff Member at Thomas J. Watson research Center; doing work in quantum computing and quantum information.
William D. Phillips
Fellow at the National Institiute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics for the development of methods for cooling and trapping atoms.
Norman Levitt
Rutgers University Professor of Mathematics and co-author of "Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science"
Stephen Jay Gould
Harvard University evolutionary biologist, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Professor of Geology, and Curator in Invertebrate Paleontology in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, and author of many popular books, most recently "Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life".

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