Thomas Levenson

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Thomas Levenson is a US academic, science writer and documentary film-maker. As of 2012, he is Professor of Science Writing and director of the graduate program in science writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has written six books: Ice Time: Climate, Science and Life on Earth; Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science; Einstein in Berlin;[1] The Hunt for Vulcan: And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe (shortlisted for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2016);[2] Newton and the Counterfeiter[3][4][5] and Money for Nothing: The Scientists, Fraudsters, and Corrupt Politicians Who Reinvented Money, Panicked a Nation, and Made the World Rich.

He also writes articles and reviews for newspapers and magazines.

Biography[edit]

Levenson's father was Joseph R. Levenson, a professor of history at University of California, Berkekley.[6]

He earned his bachelor's degree in East Asian Studies from Harvard University.

He is married and lives in Massachusetts with his wife and son.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dyson, Freeman (24 April 2003). "Review of Einstein in Berlin by Thomas Levenson". Nature. 422 (6934): 811–812. doi:10.1038/422811a. ISBN 9781590172162.
  2. ^ Radford, Tim (10 September 2016). "Review of The Hunt for Vulcan by Thomas Levenson". The Guardian.
  3. ^ Stewart, Heather (15 August 2009). "Review of Newton and the Counterfeiter by Thomas Levenson". The Guardian.
  4. ^ Malcolm, Noel (16 August 2009). "Review of Newton and the Counterfeiter by Thomas Levenson". The Telegraph.
  5. ^ Moyer, Justin (19 July 2009). "Review of Newton and the Counterfeiter by Thomas Levenson". The Washington Post.
  6. ^ "Joseph R. Levenson: A Retrospective | News | The Harvard Crimson". www.thecrimson.com. Retrieved 2019-07-24.

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