In conversation with Alan Lightman, international best-selling author and science historian James Gleick discusses his career, the state of science journalism, and his newest book Time Travel: A History.
Time Traveling with James Gleick
International best-selling author and science historian James Gleick discusses his career, the state of science journalism, and his newest book Time Travel: A History, which delves into the evolution of time travel in literature and science and the thin line between pulp fiction and modern physics.
Video, podcast, and summary: “Ultimate Truths: Comparing Science and the Humanities”
James Carroll, Rebecca Goldstein, Alan Lightman, and Robert Weinberg talk with Seth Mnookin on “the differences and similarities in the kinds of knowledge available through inquiry in the sciences and humanities.”
Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab wins Microsoft 2008 Dream-Build-Play Competition
The winning game, “CarneyVale: Showtime,” was developed by a team of seven Singaporean students working in the Singapore office of the international game lab. The prize includes $40,000 and consideration for publication on the Microsoft XBox LIVE service.