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Recipients

Jean-Laurent Casanova
2018
Kip S. Thorne, Ph.D.
Communicating Science Through The Arts: The Big Bang, Black Holes, and Gravitational Waves
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2017
Sylvia Earle, Ph.D.
Sustainable Seas: The Vision, The Reality
Lecture Video
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2016
Sean B. Carroll, Ph.D.
Brave Genius: Adventures with Jacques Monod and Albert Camus
Lecture Video
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2015
Ian Stewart, Ph.D., F.R.S. & Steven Strogatz, Ph.D.
The Joy of Math, the Pursuit of the Unknown, and Other Topics Inspired By the Curiosities of Everyday Life
A Conversation with Alan Alda

Lecture Video
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2014
Atul Gawande, M.D., M.P.H.
The Doctor as Writer, the Writer as Doctor
Lecture Video
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2013
Frances Ashcroft, Ph.D.
Singing the Body Electric
Lecture Video
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2012
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
Touched with Fire: Mood Disorders and Creativity
Lecture Video
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2009
Martin Rees, Ph.D.
From Big Bang to Biosphere
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2008
Robert Sapolsky, Ph.D.
Are We Just Another Primate? Are We Just a Collection of Neurons?
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2007
James D. Watson, Ph.D.
Rules for Writing Books
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2006
Richard Dawkins, D.Phil
Queerer than We Can Suppose: The Strangeness of Science
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2005
Thomas Eisner, Ph.D.
The Ruling Class: Tales of Insect Surviva
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2004
Jean-Pierre Changeux, Ph.D.
The Physiology of Truth: Toward a Neuroscience of Human Knowledge
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2003
Richard Fortey, Ph.D., D.Sc.
The Earth: An Intimate History
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2002
Jared Diamond, Ph.D.
Why Do Some Societies Collapse Through Failure to Solve Their Problems?
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2001
Oliver Sacks, M.D.
Narrative and Science
Jean-Laurent Casanova
2000
E.O. Wilson, Ph.D.
A Letter to Thoreau
Jean-Laurent Casanova
1999
Steven Weinberg, Ph.D.
The Physics of Nothing
Jean-Laurent Casanova
1998
Ernst Mayr, Ph.D.
How Does an Evolutionist Find Theories and Explanations without Experimentation?
Jean-Laurent Casanova
1997
Max Perutz, Ph.D.
Science is No Quiet Life
Jean-Laurent Casanova
1996
Freeman Dyson
Samuel Gompers and William Blake
Jean-Laurent Casanova
1995
Abraham Pais, Ph.D.
On History, That Little Conjectural Science, That Great Art
Jean-Laurent Casanova
1994
François Jacob, M.D., Sc.D.
Biology and Culture
Jean-Laurent Casanova
1993
Lewis Thomas, M.D.

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