By the Time I Get to Phoenix November 18, 2009Posted by Will Thomas in Uncategorized.
Just a quick note to say I won’t be doing any posting until next week, because I’ll be at the History of Science Society conference in Phoenix. I’ll be presenting my paper, “The Past, Present, and Future of West Antarctica: Research on the Behavior of a Continent, 1957-1990,” in the Saturday morning session, as part of the panel “Producing Knowledge for Policy: Research Program Planning and Scientific Assessments”. Other presenters are Clark Miller, Keynyn Brysse, and Jessy O’Reilly (who is working on the integration of WAIS research into climate change assessments). Naomi Oreskes, UCSD historian and scholar on the science, politics, and rhetoric of climate change, will be doing commentary. The full program in pdf is here.
Now, because I can already feel the impatient demand for a YouTube clip from America’s finest era of woodenly-produced televised entertainment: