We live in an age when science and technology touch nearly every aspect of our lives. Yet scientific findings on climate change, vaccines and evolution are increasingly under attack. Why people doubt science.
Diane invites you to join this month’s readers’ review. In the “The Glass Room” by Simon Mawer, a masterpiece of modern architecture acts as a window on the hopes and fears of its inhabitants.
- Susan Piedmont-Palladino architect, curator at the National Building Museum, and professor of architecture at Virginia Tech's College of Architecture and Urban Studies.
- Bernard Lambek Attorney
- Ron Charles fiction editor at The Washington Post
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