Timothy Ferris

Timothy Ferris is Emeritus Professor of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley. His latest book, The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature, was published in February. (March 2010)

Frank Oppenheimer with a gyroscope at Pagosa Springs High School, where he taught in the late 1950s

A Hero of Science, After All

Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens: Frank Oppenheimer and the World He Made Up

by K.C. Cole, with a foreword by Murray Gell-Mann

March 25, 2010 issue

Stumbling into Space

Columbia Accident Investigation Board Report

Lost in Space: The Fall of NASA and the Dream of a New Space Age

by Greg Klerkx

April 29, 2004 issue

The Gentleman Scientist

Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II

by Jennet Conant

March 27, 2003 issue

Some Like It Hot

The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

by Robert Zubrin

Imagined Worlds: The Jerusalem-Harvard Lectures

by Freeman Dyson

September 25, 1997 issue

On the Edge of Chaos

The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and Complex

by Murray Gell-Mann

September 21, 1995 issue

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