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Dava Sobel is an award-winning writer, former New York Times science reporter, and contributing editor to Harvard magazine. She is the author of more than ten books including "Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love" (Walker, 1999) for which she received the 2000 Christopher Award and the 1999 "LA Times" Book Prize for Science & Technology. The PBS program "NOVA" produced a television documentary of "Galileo's Daughter" and the A&E Network produced a miniseries dramatization of her earlier publication "Longitude" (1995). Dava Sobel lives in East Hampton, New York.

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Dava Sobel