Praise for In Search of Time
“Falk's book is what Hawking's Brief History should have been." — The Ottawa Citizen
"Unputdownable" — Sir Martin Rees
In Search of Time is now available in paperback across the U.S.
I review Anton Zeilinger's "Dance of the Photons: From Einstein to Quantum Teleportation" for New Scientist magazine.
What can an anthropologist say about aliens? In an article in the new issue of The Walrus, I speak with York University anthropologist Kathryn Denning about the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).
What does it mean to be a Jewish atheist? In a documentary airing this Sunday (Nov. 7) on the CBC Radio program "Tapestry," I explore the idea of maintaining a Jewish identity without believing in God.
What happens in your brain when you listen to Beethoven? I review "Beethoven and Your Brain," a special concert/lecture by Daniel Levitin and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, for New Scientist's "Culture Lab" website.
I discuss the science of time travel on William Shatner's "Weird or What" TV series, in an episode that airs across Canada this week on History Television.
I review Sam Kean's book about the periodic table for the Globe & Mail. In "The Disappearing Spoon," Kean tells the intriguing story of the chemical elements and the remarkable personalities behind them.
In my final posting about the July 11 solar eclipse for New Scientist's Culture Lab blog, I display some of my 35 mm film results, and compare them to my digital images of the eclipse -- along with some "pretty pictures" from Easter Island.
The first of my solar eclipse photos from Easter Island are now on-line, in the third installment of my blog series for New Scientist's Culture Lab website.
Greetings from Easter Island! In my latest posting for New Scientist's "Culture Lab" blog, I talk about scoping out the island for the perfect spot to view and photograph tomorrow's total solar eclipse.
In just a few days I’ll be I'll be heading for one of the most remote places on the face of the earth – Easter Island. As I explain in my latest blog entry, the island happens to lie on the “path of totality” for the upcoming total solar eclipse…
Read the full blog entry.