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‘Brave Genius’: A Tale of Two Nobelists

"Brave Genius" profiles two extraordinary men: biologist Jacques Monod and philosopher Albert Camus.

Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize, brave genius, sean b. carol, albert camus, jacque monod

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Darwin's Supporting Evidence

Like any great scientist, Charles Darwin didn't come to his ideas alone. We'll talk with biologist Sean Carroll about the flora, fauna, fossils, and scientists that helped prove Darwin was right.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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