Physics http://publicradiotulsa.org en "The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/epic-rise-and-dramatic-fall-atomic-era-encore-presentation <p>(Please note: This show first aired earlier this year.) On this edition of ST, we speak with Craig Nelson --- who's written for Vanity Fair, Salon, Popular Science, and other periodicals, and who's the bestselling author of "Rocket Men" as well as a biography of Thomas Paine --- about his newest book, which is an engrossing cultural history of the Atomic Age. "The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era" is, as was noted by Kirkus Reviews, "no impersonal 'march of science' story. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:05:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 61788 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era" (Encore presentation.) Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Frank Wilczek to Appear in TU's Presidential Lecture Series http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/nobel-prize-winning-physicist-frank-wilczek-appear-tus-presidential-lecture-series <p>Each year, the University of Tulsa's Presidential Lecture Series hosts distinguished speakers on a range of fascinating topics; all lectures are free to the public. The Presidential Lecture Series is sponsored by The Darcy O'Brien Endowed Chair and supported by the University's Office of the Provost. TU's next Presidential Lecturer will be Frank Wilczek, the well-known theoretical physicist and mathematician who's also a professor at MIT. Wilczek's talk begins at 7:30pm on Thursday the 27th; it happens in the Reynolds Center, at 3208 East 8th Street, and reservations are not required. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:07:52 +0000 Rich Fisher 56605 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist Frank Wilczek to Appear in TU's Presidential Lecture Series