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The Great Equations: Breakthroughs in Science from Pythagoras to Heisenberg

In conversation with Larry Swanson, Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences, USC
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Episode Summary
Crease, a science historian and philosopher, takes us on a tour of ten of the most important victories in our long struggle to understand the world we live in.

Participant(s) Bio
Robert P. Crease writes the "Critical Point" column for Physics World. He is the chairman of the philosophy department at Stony Brook University and lives in New York City. He is the author of, among other books, The Prism and the Pendulum.