Nova Labs

I’ve had the pleasure recently of playing around with a new PBS Nova initiative called Nova Labs. Using online tools anyone can do actual science that will advance human knowledge. The first lab uses a helioviewer to study the sun. Check it out!

Irene Winter’s Festschrift now online

Ancient Near Eastern Art in Context: Studies in Honor of Irene J. Winter By Her Students, eds. Jack Cheng & Marian Feldman, (Leiden: Brill), 2007 is now accessible online for reading or download. You can find it on Scribd here: Ancient Near Eastern Art in Context: Studies in Honor of Irene J. Winter By Her…

Here and Now

Just for the record, I wanted to link to the pieces I produced for WBUR’s Here and Now last fall, a public radio newsmagazine that airs midday and is syndicated nationally by PRI. Links and airdates below: How to Survive Disasters 9/27/2011 Eradicating Guinea Worm 10/12/2011 How to choose a Secure Password 10/17/2011 Long Bike Trails 11/17/2011 Lipitor off…