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Inside the Mind's Eye: Communicating Science in a New Media Era

Blogs, podcasts, and other new media outlets have changed the way people get their news. Immediate access to information presents new opportunities as well as challenges for science communication. Join Carl Zimmer, science writer for the New York Times and host of MicrobeWorld's Meet the Scientist podcast, at the Marian Koshland Science Museum in Washington, D.C. for a discussion of how scientists and journalists use new media outlets while avoiding their pitfalls. During the program, Carl Zimmer will share his latest book, Brain Cuttings: Fifteen Journeys Through the Mind.

* 6:45 - 7:15 Talk
* 7:15 - 8:00 Discussion

Carl Zimmer is an award-winning author and science journalist. He is the author of seven books, the most recent of which is The Tangled Bank: An Introduction to Evolution. In addition to writing books, Zimmer contributes articles to the New York Times, as well as to magazines including National Geographic, Time, Scientific American, Science, and Popular Science. He also writes an award-winning blog, The Loom. From 1994 to 1998 Zimmer was a senior editor at Discover, where he remains a contributing editor and writes a monthly column about the brain. Zimmer also hosts Meet the Scientist, a podcast from the American Society for Microbiology.

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  1. Date of Carl's talk: Thursday, October 14, 2010 Cost: Free

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