Mark Wolverton

Mark Wolverton

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Mark Wolverton has written widely on the history of science and technology for a variety of magazines, including WIRED, Scientific American, Undark, Popular Mechanics, Skeptical Inquirer, Psychology Today, American Heritage of Invention & Technology, Air & Space Smithsonian, and American History. He is the author of Splinters of Infinity: Cosmic Rays and the Clash of Two Nobel Prize-Winning Scientists Over the Secrets of Creation (MIT Press, 2024); Nuclear Weapons (MIT Press, 2022); Burning the Sky: Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space (Overlook/Abrams, 2018); A Life in Twilight: The Final Years of J. Robert Oppenheimer (St. Martin’s, 2008); The Depths of Space: The Story of the Pioneer Planetary Probes (Joseph Henry Press, 2004); and The Science of Superman (iBooks, 2002). All of Wolverton's books have received critical acclaim, with The Depths of Space and A Life in Twilight also cited in numerous subsequent scholarly and popular works. In 2011, A Life in Twilight was cited in the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography George F. Kennan: An American Life, by noted historian John Lewis Gaddis. A 2016-17 Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, he lives near Philadelphia.
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    • Cosmic Rays and the Clash of Two Nobel Prize-Winning Scientists over the Secrets of Creation
    • By: Mark Wolverton
    • Narrated by: Steve Marvel
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 12-03-24
    • Language: English
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