Science and the Written Word
Science, Technology, and Society
Table of Contents
by Jerome Karle, United States Naval Research Laboratory, Nobel Laureate 1985.
1. "Genes Girls and Gamov"
by James Watson, President of Cold Spring harbor Laboratory, Nobel Laureate in Medicine, 1962.
2. "Ben Franklin's Scientific Amusements"
by Dudley Herschbach, Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1986.
3. "The Same and Not the Same"
by Professor Roald Hoffman, Professor of Chemistry, Cornell University, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1981.
4. "The God Particle"
by Leon Lederman, Director of Argonne National Laboratory, Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1988.
5. "The Purine Path to Chemotherapy"
by Gertrude Elion, Scientist Emeritus with the Glaxo-Wellcome Company, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1988.
6. " The Discovery of Radioimmunoassay"
by Rosalyn Yalow, Scientist at the Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, 1977.
7. "Rosalyn Yalow Nobel Laureate: Her Life and Work in Medicine"
by Eugene Straus, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Digestive Diseases, SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
8. "In Search of Divine Reality: Science as a Source for Inspiration"
by Lothar Shafer, Professor of Chemistry, University of Arkansas
9. "Atomic Fragments: A Daughter's Questions"
by Mary Palevsky, Independent scholar and writer.
10. "The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: The Story of Paul Erdos and the Search for Mathematical Truth"
by Paul Hoffman, Publisher of Encyclopedia Britannica.
11. "Lise Meitner: a Life in Physics"
by Ruth Lewin Sime, Professor of Chemistry, Sacramento City College.
12. "Crystal Fire: The Birth of the Information Age"
by Michael Riordan, Professor of Physics, Stanford University and the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Biographical Notes on the Interviewees, Author of the Introduction, and Host of S&WW
Notes on S&WW in the context of CUNY-TV