Monday, March 11, 2013

Douglas Adams Google Doodle

Google's Doodle for today celebrates what would have been Douglas Adams' 61st birthday. Click around on the doodle to find some hidden stuff.

Friday, March 08, 2013

*REPOST* Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture - March 12, 2013

This year's Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture will be from Dr Adam Rutherford and will take place on March 12, 2013 at 6:30 p.m (for 7:30 p.m. start) at the Royal Geographical Society in London. For full details and booking information, please visit the Save The Rhino Events page.
Dr Adam Rutherford is a scientist, writer and broadcaster. He completed his doctorate in genetics at University College London in 2002. Since then he has worked at the science journal Nature, as an editor and filmmaker. Adam is also a presenter for the BBC. On Radio 4 his work has included programmes on MMR and autism, human evolution, the influence of astronomy on art and literature and most recently Extinct!, a three-part series on the current and great mass extinctions of the past.

Sunday, March 03, 2013

In Living Memory: Jaws - Mark Carwardine interview

This week's episode of BBC Radio 4's "Living Memory: Jaws" explored "how the Spielberg classic Jaws inspired a new generation of marine biologists and conservationists, and invented the concept of the summer blockbuster". Mark Carwardine was one of the interviewees, and the program is available to Listen Again worldwide.