Walter Isaacson

May. 23, 2014

Why Science and the Humanities Are Better Together

Biographer Walter Isaacson explains why the future belongs to those who can merge the arts and the sciences.

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Nov. 11, 2011

‘Steve Jobs’: Profiling An Ingenious Perfectionist

Walter Isaacson discusses ‘Steve Jobs,’ the biography he wrote at the Apple leader’s request.

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Jul. 06, 2007

New Biography Focuses On Einstein's Creativity

Why does Einstein, who died more than 50 years ago, continue to fascinate us?

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\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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