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Dava Sobel was born in the Bronx, New York on June 15, 1947. She received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1969. She is a former New York Times science reporter and has contributed articles to Audubon, Discover, Life, Harvard Magazine, and The New Yorker. She has mostra'n més written several science related books including Letters to Father, The Planets, and A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos. Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time won the Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love won the 1999 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for science and technology and a 2000 Christopher Award. She has co-authored six books with astronomer Frank Drake including Is Anyone Out There? She also co-authored with William J. H. Andrewes The Illustrated Longitude. Because her work provides awareness of science and technology to the general public, she has received the Individual Public Service Award from the National Science Board in 2001, the Bradford Washburn Award in 2001,the Klumpke-Roberts Award in 2008, and the Eduard Rhein Foundation in Germany in 2014. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
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(eng) Do not split into two authors. The author of the popular science books and the co-author of the backache books are one and the same (her website notes that she has written five books and co-written six books).

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NOVA: Galileo's Battle for the Heavens [2002 TV episode] (2004) — Screenwriter — 14 exemplars
Omni Magazine March 1983 (1983) — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars
NOVA: Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude [1998 TV episode] (1998) — Screenwriter — 4 exemplars
Omni Magazine November 1989 (1989) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars

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Data de naixement
1947-06-15
Gènere
female
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
The Bronx, New York, USA
Educació
Bronx High School of Science, New York, New York, USA
Antioch College
City College of New York
State University of New York, Binghamton (B.A.|1969)
Professions
science writer
journalist
Premis i honors
National Science Board's Public Service Medal (2001)
Bradford Washburn Award (2001)
Klumpke-Roberts Award (2008)
Guggenheim Fellowship (2007)
Nota de desambiguació
Do not split into two authors. The author of the popular science books and the co-author of the backache books are one and the same (her website notes that she has written five books and co-written six books).

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Obres
24
També de
9
Membres
19,598
Popularitat
#1,112
Valoració
3.8
Ressenyes
412
ISBN
253
Llengües
17
Preferit
27

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