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Spring 2010

Spring 2010
Published two times per year, The New York Academy of Sciences Magazine reports on the activities of the Academy and its Members, and features cover stories, profiles and book excerpts that illuminate cutting-edge issues in science and examine challenges facing the global scientific community.

Table of Contents

Science, Innovation, and the Prospect of Social Networking

A U.S. State Department delegation to Russia expands the Academy's global connections.

Heavy Ions and the Fifth Dimension

Princeton Physics Professor and Academy Blavatnik Prize winner Steven Gubser attempts to connect string theory to the real world.

Matching Personal Interest with Corporate Investment

How Academy Governor and Pfizer executive Toni Hoover gets "more bang for sponsorship bucks."

Spreading Science Knowledge Far and Wide

Conversations with seven Science 2.0 pioneers.

The Imperfect Universe

Can our knowledge of Nature ever be complete?

How Math is Like a Ladder to the Moon

2010 Wolf Prize winner Dennis Sullivan has come a long way from quasi juvenile delinquency.

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