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John Farrell
Works at Forbes
Attended Harvard University
Lives in USA
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My Sunday book review at Forbes.
In spite of the Ark Park, more Evangelical Christians are coming out in favor of evolution, as a welcome new book reveals.
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Summer science fiction beach read alert. My daughter loved this. First installment of a trilogy.
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A special video I produced for today's post at Forbes. Enjoy!
Special video tribute to the life and work of Georges Lemaître, the Father of the Big Bang theory, who died 50 years ago today....
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Some summer reads for your consideration.
A round-up of some new science titles for summer reading.
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Friends, we close our tribute to National Poetry Month with The Bard. Doug Griffin presents Shakespeare's Sonnet 12. From our myStanza Channel. 
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Today's video to celebrate National Poetry Month: Ed Peed performs 'Love's Usury' by John Donne. From the myStanza Channel. 
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Just posted a nice chat with Matthew DeMello at SpareMin on Lemaître and the Big Bang...
John W. Farrell on the legacy of George's Lemaitre, Catholic priest and
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Help support a good cause: The Lowell Observatory is raising funds to restore its historic Pluto Discovery Telescope.
Preserve the telescope that Clyde Tombaugh used to discover Pluto for generations to come!
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My review today at Forbes.
Sean Carroll's enthralling new book serves as a manifesto for what he calls Poetic Naturalism, but is it enough to truly contain The Big Picture?
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My post today at Forbes.
Science has gotten along famously without the need to worry about 'purpose’--or whether the universe has any goal. But that might be changing.
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My post today at Forbes.
Manus Biosynthesis in Cambridge MA combines synthetic biology with metabolic engineering to enhance the production of natural compounds for a host of global products.
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Today's video to celebrate the second last day of National Poetry Month! Allison Choat performs 'The Dead' by Jones Very. From our myStanza Channel. 
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Science writer and media producer.
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I write about science, technology and how they affect the planet's hairless primates. In particular, how they affect the philosophies of said primates.
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Author of The Day Without Yesterday: Lemaître, Einstein and the Birth of Modern Cosmology
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  • Harvard University
    English, 1980 - 1984
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John W. Farrell
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Write and produce.
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  • Forbes
    Contributing blogger, 2010 - present
    Writing on science and technology.
  • Cengage Learning
    Media producer, 2008 - present
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