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No, No, Nobel: How To Lose the Prize

This is Scientific American’s Science Talk, posted on May 19, 2020. I’m Steve Mirsky. On this episode:

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That’s Brian Keating. He’s a physics professor at the Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences of the University of California, San Diego. And he’s the author of the book Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science’s Highest Honor. He visited New York City late last fall, before social distancing was a thing, so we spoke face-to-face at Scientific American.

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