Crazy Ideas In Science/ Gene Count

Guests:

Michael Cooke
*Head of Genomics
The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Foundation
San Diego, California

Robert Ehrlich
*Author, Nine Crazy Ideas in Science: (Princeton University Press, 2001)
*Professor, Physics
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

David Levy
*Editor, The Big Idea: 150 Years of the Best and Worst Ideas of Modern Science (ibooks, 2001)
*Science Columnist, Parade Magazine
*Co-discoverer, Shoemaker-Levy 9 Comet
Southern Arizona

Did we really land on the moon? Is there such a thing as time travel? Does HIV cause AIDS? Join us in this hour of Science Friday for a look at some of the more controversial scientific—-and not so scientific— theories of our time. How can non-scientists figure out what to believe? Plus, another look at the human genome.

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