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Olivia Koski

Olivia Koski

Olivia Koski was born in the desert and raised in the mountains. After studying physics in college, she earned a living manipulating light for an aerospace company. She abandoned saguaros, pine trees and lasers for the skyscrapers of New York City, where she is studying the fine art of manipulating words, sound and images as a journalist. Visit her website at or follow her on Twitter at

November 16, 2010

The holiday season officially starts on Saturday when the New York Botanical Garden kicks-off its annual Holiday Train Show.

November 7, 2010

What do bed bugs, laser weapons, and democracy have in common? Nerd Nite!

November 3, 2010

Anna Ziegler illuminates just how convoluted scientific breakthroughs can be in her play about Rosalind Franklin's role in the discovery of DNA

October 25, 2010

Go chuck a pumpkin this week at the New York Hall of Science

October 16, 2010

Scientists take on the arts this week in a full-on smackdown

October 11, 2010

It's a busy week for Gotham's science enthusiasts, especially on Tuesday

October 5, 2010

Maker Faire 2010 in pictures

October 5, 2010

Single nerds hope to find love this Friday down under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass.

September 28, 2010

This week's events involve analog television, the psychogeography of our urban environment, and networking with the movers and shakers of New York's technology scene.

September 22, 2010

The autumnal equinox will occur for New Yorkers on September 22nd at 11:09 p.m.

September 18, 2010

The Urban Scientist is back and excited for a science-filled Autumn in New York City!

September 12, 2010

BioBus at the HOWL Festival in the East Village Sunday, 12 September, 2010 Starting at 12:00 PM Tompkins Square Park

June 25, 2010

Mark Suppes hopes to solve the world’s energy problems with limitless cheap, clean energy — on a tabletop

June 16, 2010

This evening at the Union Square subway station a large crowd gathered around a violinist rocking his heart out.

May 27, 2010

The Urban Scientist's interest in city power plant sparks suspicion


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