Film, Video Alan Cutler: The Seashell on the Mountaintop

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Title
Alan Cutler: The Seashell on the Mountaintop
Summary
Alan Cutler, a geologist and writer affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, spoke about his recent book, "The Seashell on the Mountaintop: A Story of Science, Sainthood and the Humble Genius Who Discovered a New History of Earth," which describes the life of Nicholaus Steno, a 17th century priest and scientist who is considered to be the founder of geology.
Event Date
May 17, 2005
Notes
-  Alan Cutler has a Ph.D. in geology and is a writer affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution. Cutler was a contributing editor to "The Forces of Change: A New View of Nature," a joint publication of the Smithsonian and the National Geographic Society. His writing has also appeared in The Washington Post and The Sciences, among other publications. He lives in Gaithersburg, Md.
Related Resources
Science Reference Services at the Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/
Running Time
44 minutes, 20 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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