Thursday, May 31, 2012

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!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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 Students

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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 patent 12/2/2011

WWII Archaeology 12/7/2011

Food Trucks 12/16/2011

Pheromones 12/23/2011

Rwanda Public Health 1/2/2012

Also recorded the voices of people in front of the Boylston Street Apple Store at the top of our Steve Jobs obituary show 10/6/2011

As a bonus, I shot and edited a little video feature on a visit from Santa 12/23/2011