Sciwrite 2015

The 20th annual Santa Fe Science Writing Workshop will begin on Monday evening, May 11, 2015, and run through Saturday morning, May 16, in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Please stay tuned for details.

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Homework, part 2

Joel Achenbach:

Washingtonpost.com: Give and Take On the Road to Somewhere

130 M.p.h. Winds Leave Indelible Imprint – Chicago Tribune

New dinosaur called ‘Chicken From Hell’ – The Washington Post

A big-bang theory gets a big boost: Evidence that vast cosmos were created in split second – The Washington Post

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Homework

Some material to read in advance. More to come.

George Johnson:

Tumbleweeds

Chasing Lightning

“The Books in the Basement”  and “Inside the Black Box.” Links are at http://talaya.net.

Sandra Blakeslee:

Sleights of Mind book proposal

Index of /blakeslee_files

Guy Gugliotta:

With Gravity’s Help, Cassini Puts On a Saturn Spectacular – NYTimes.com

Digitizing the Hanging Court | History | Smithsonian

Sound, the Way the Brain and the Ear Prefer to Hear It – NYTimes.com

Impressionist Painters – Style – Eyesight – New York Times

and Index of /gugliotta_files

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update April 13, 2014

We’ve posted the class list. We are now taking applications for the waiting list. There is still a pretty good chance we can squeeze in one or two more people.

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update March 31, 2014

We’ve accepted 43 people, leaving 2 openings. If you plan to stay at the hotel, note that the cutoff date for the discounted rate is April 7.

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update March 7, 2014

We’ve accepted 36 people so far. That leaves nine positions left. If you have applied but have not heard back, please let us know. We’ve also updated the daily schedule.

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update February 16, 2014

Special guest speakers at the workshop will include David Corcoran, editor of the Science Times section of the New York Times, and David C. Cassidy, acclaimed author of biographies of Werner Heisenberg and Robert Oppenheimer and the playwright of Farm Hall.

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update February 16, 2014

We’ve posted the daily schedule.

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update February 11, 2014

We will soon be posting the daily schedule, which will include a special appearance by science historian David C. Cassidy. Though there are still openings left, we encourage you to apply soon.

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update January 30, 2014

We’ve accepted 30 people, leaving approximately 15 openings.

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