Author and journalist Colette Brooks (author of In the City: Random Acts of Awareness) invests contemporary science with all the emotional
and imaginative power of a work of fiction in her new book Lost in Wonder. Serving as a tour guide through five centuries of scientific exploration, Brooks guides the reader through “thought experiments” to recreate the moment of invention or discovery, bringing her unique perspective to the larger cultural conversation about science and
unleashing the most powerful force of all: our own wonder. Brooks talks about science and wonder at Greenlight with Alan McGowan, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Science at Eugene Lang
College The New School for Liberal Arts; McGowan is the executive editor of Environment magazine and has written extensively on science policy and public understanding of science issues.