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March 24, 2005

Dr. Eric Schulman - The History of the Universe in 60 Seconds or Less

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The universe is a big place with a long history. Dr. Eric Schulman brings it down to size in The History of the Universe in 60 Seconds or Less. Granted, he does a little abridging here and there, but basically he's got it right.

Join Dr. Schulman for this whirlwind history lesson...and don't blink.

Eric Schulman received his B.S. in astrophysics from UCLA and his M.S. and Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Michigan. He's written articles for astronomy, computer science, and science education journals, has taught astronomy classes at the University of Virginia, and is on the editorial board of the Annals of Improbable Research. Dr. Schulman has been on NPR, PRI, and CBC radio programs reading his 'History of the Universe in 200 Words or Less,' which has been translated into more than 30 languages and was the basis of his first book, A Briefer History of Time.

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