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William Herkewitz

William Herkewitz

William Herkewitz is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he earned his B.A. in English literature. A lifelong lover of science, he is coming to NYU after a year of writing and working for two Philadelphia-based science museums, The Academy of Natural Sciences and the Chemical Heritage Foundation. At SHERP, William hopes to somehow combine his compulsive need to write with his interests in science, humor, history, and international affairs.

May 8, 2013

What evolution can tell us about why we laugh

April 23, 2013

Raw-milk cheese: deadly, nutritious, or just delicious?

February 13, 2013

Astrophysicist Charles Hailey is building instruments to examine dark matter, black holes and more

December 1, 2012

How uranium is causing fission between Iran and Western powers


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