Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Sam Kean ("Caesar's Last Breath"):
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Description of Pictures: Sam Kean
Caesar's Last Breath : Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us
Take a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, which, it turns out, is also the story of earth and our existence on it.
Sam Kean is The New York Times best-selling author of “The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons,” “The Disappearing Spoon” and “The Violinist’s Thumb,” all of which were also named Amazon top science books of the year. “The Disappearing Spoon” also was a runner-up for the Royal Society of London’s Book of the Year for 2010, while “The Violinist’s Thumb” and “The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons” were nominated for the PEN’s literary science writing award, Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, as well as the AAAS/Subaru SB&F prize. His stories have appeared in The Best American Science and Nature Writing, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, Mental Floss, Slate and Psychology Today, and his work has been featured on shows like “Radiolab” and NPR’s “All Things Considered.” His latest book is “Caesar’s Last Breath, Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us.”
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2018 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
Civil War Trust conferences in Greenville, NC, Newport News, VA, and my farewell event with them in Chicago, IL (via sites in Louisville, KY, St. Louis, MO, and Toledo, OH),
three trips to New York City (including New York Comic-Con), and
my 13th consecutive trip to San Diego Comic-Con (including sites in Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Los Angeles).
Number of photos taken this year: about 535,000.
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