Feb. 22, 2013
Dian Fossey’s classic account of her fieldwork is on the reading list this month.
Jan. 25, 2013
The Science Friday book club chats about Michael Crichton's 1969 classic sci-fi thriller.
Dec. 21, 2012
The book club reviews Dava Sobel’s 2005 homage to the solar system.
Nov. 30, 2012
Join the SciFri Book Club regulars for a look back, er...up, at 'The Right Stuff.'
Oct. 26, 2012
The Science Friday Book Club discusses the classic book “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”
Sep. 21, 2012
Mathematician Ian Stewart joins the September book club meeting for a look at Edwin Abbott’s ‘Flatland.’
Dec. 17, 2010
Want some insulation in your stocking, or a new storm door under the tree?
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Age of Wonder
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