Category Archives: Science

Ken Burns Celebrates Patriot Benjamin Franklin on PBS

Writer, printer, newspaper publisher, humorist, pundit, educator, scientist, inventor, postmaster, politician, diplomat, abolitionist, patriot. The list of Benjamin Franklin’s accomplishments and aphorisms is long, storied and impossible to condense effectively in one short film, book or review. But Award-winning filmmaker … Continue reading

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My Garden of a Thousand Bees Makes Buzzworthy Debut on PBS Nature

“The hum of bees is the voice of the garden.”–renowned landscape architect Elizabeth Lawrence. As a kid, family gardens were my playground. What happy memories my cousins, friends and I forged among those beautiful flowers and that tasty vegetation. But … Continue reading

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