Amir Aczel

Aug. 26, 2011

Elusive Higgs Boson Still Hiding From Physicists

Science historian Amir Aczel discusses new results that suggest the particle might not exist.

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Dec. 31, 2010

Amir Aczel Looks At The LHC

Present at the Creation tells the story of the world's largest science experiment.

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Dec. 07, 2007

Amir Aczel 'The Jesuit and the Skull'

In this segment, Ira talks with author Amir Aczel about his new book 'The Jesuit and the Skull, a biography of priest and scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

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