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Posted on 4 October 2018 | 9:13 am
Leading Irish authors sign letter against
Irish TimesLeading Irish authors sign letter against 'forced resignation' of editor over #MeToo essayIrish Times... Morris Dickstein; Ariel Dorfman; Freeman Dyson; Carl Elliott; James Fenton; Darryl Pinckney; Orlando Figes; Frances Fitzgerald; Tim Flannery; Roy Foster; Ian Frazier; Jonathan Friedland; Linda Greenhouse; Max Hastings; Jacob Heilbrunn; Lindsey ...and more »
Posted on 25 September 2018 | 10:15 pm
New York Review Of Books Editor Exits After
DeadlineNew York Review Of Books Editor Exits After #MeToo Comments Defending Radio Host Jian Ghomeshi's EssayDeadlineIt featured reflections on noteworthy pieces published over the years from the likes of Joan Didion, Susan Sontag, Freeman Dyson and many others. Buruma, a former contributor to New York Review who became its editor last year, defended the piece in an ...Reflections from a Hashtag | by Jian Ghomeshi | The New York Review of BooksThe New York Review of BooksWhy Did the New York Review of Books Publish That Jian Ghomeshi Essay?Slate MagazineGhomeshi reflects on fallout from trial in The New York Review of BooksPeninsula News Reviewall 540 news articles »
Posted on 19 September 2018 | 3:56 pm
In the aftermath of #MeToo, which names in
QuartzIn the aftermath of #MeToo, which names in science should be replaced?QuartzWhile the likes of Freeman Dyson have lauded Feynman for his clever sense of humor, those jokes often came at the expense of women. In his book Sure You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!, he details his method of picking up women by disrespecting them. Though ...
Posted on 19 September 2018 | 11:58 am
From desert to divine, Garcia gives talk on
Elko Daily Free PressFrom desert to divine, Garcia gives talk on spiritualityElko Daily Free PressELKO – Kenneth Garcia no longer lives in Elko, but he remembers his youth and the explorations in the region that helped form his sense of being. His book, “Pilgrim River: A Spiritual Memoir,” reflects on this life growing up in the desert without true ...
Posted on 10 September 2018 | 5:21 pm
National Space Society Welcomes Geoff Notkin
Geoff Notkin will be working with luminaries such as Buzz Aldrin, Norman Augustine, Ben Bova, Freeman Dyson, Don Fuqua, John Glenn, Jeff Greason, Janet Ivey, James Lovell, Nichelle Nichols, Harrison Schmitt, Michael Simpson, Gordon Woodcock and Pete Worden ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 3:00 pm
Neal Stephenson: Exponential Crisis
‘‘I went to the Starship Century conference in San Diego. Freeman Dyson, Robert Zubrin, and Geoff Landis – the whole gang was there. There was a pretty exhaustive survey of all of the ideas people have talked about for going to another star sy
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:38 am
Alien Transit Systems May Be a Giveaway in
Whether it’s worth doing so, however, isn’t quite as clear. “It’s not absurd,” says Freeman Dyson, of the Institute for Advanced Study, who came up with his own outside-the-box SETI strategy in a 1960 Science paper: looking for infrared leakage ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:01 am
A dark conspiracy?
The facility produced designs for most of the arms now in the nation's nuclear arsenal." Other prominent scientists adding their approval, "… include Freeman Dyson of Princeton, Sidney Drell of Stanford and Rush D. Holt, a physicist and former member of ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:42 am
Worst Idea Ever: Dropping Nuclear Bombs
Early in 1966 four of them—chemistry professor Robert Gomer, quantum physicist Steven Weinberg, particle physicist Courtenay Wright, and mathematician Freeman Dyson—decided to look into the the use of nukes in Vietnam for that summer's study.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 8:59 am