Aug 9, 2022
Annie Murphy Paul visits Google to discuss her book "The Extended
Mind: The Power of Thinking Outside the Brain". The book discusses
how we can tap the intelligence that exists beyond our brains—in
our bodies, our surroundings, and our relationships.
“Use your head” - that’s what we tell ourselves when facing...
Jul 29, 2022
Nikola Tesla invented the radio, robots, and the remote control.
His electric induction motors run our appliances and factories, and
yet he has been often overlooked by history. In "Tesla: Inventor of
the Modern", Richard Munson presents a comprehensive portrait of
this farsighted and underappreciated mastermind.
Jul 12, 2022
Theoretical physicist Dr. Nicole Yunger Halpern visits Google to discuss her book "Quantum Steampunk: The Physics of Yesterday's Tomorrow." Victorian era steam engines and particle physics may seem worlds apart, yet a new branch of science, quantum thermodynamics, re-envisions the scientific underpinnings of...
Jul 1, 2022
Physics professor Richard Wolfson discusses his book “Nuclear
Choices for the 21st Century,” which explains, clearly and
accessibly, the basics of nuclear technology and describes the
controversies surrounding its use.
The book begins with scientific issues, covering the nature of the atom and its nucleus, nuclear...
Jun 28, 2022
Professor Suzanne Simard visits Google to discuss her book "Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest." Simard writes about how trees, living side by side for hundreds of years, have evolved, perceive one another, learn and adapt their behaviors, recognize neighbors, and remember the past. She...