Samantha Hunt

Samantha Hunt appears in the following:

Samantha Hunt Wants You to Believe

Thursday, January 21, 2016

For her new novel, “Mr. Splitfoot,” Samantha Hunt borrowed from the “Book of Mormon,” Carl Sagan’s “Cosmos,” and her love of vinyl to create a religion all her own.

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Wanted: Bold Thinkers

Friday, January 27, 2012

Much of science today is grant-dependent and discourages dreamy, out-of-box thinking — who wants to fund mistakes? "I really think of [Tesla] as one of the last people inventing on ...

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Mr. Spock and Dr. Strangelove

Friday, January 27, 2012

Samantha Hunt describes the turning point in Tesla’s life when he began acting like a mad scientist we recognize from movies, and Biologist Vincent Pieribone traces how scientists hav...

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Introducing Nikola Tesla

Friday, January 27, 2012

Part visionary, part mad scientist, and absolute genius, Tesla should be as famous as Edison — but he’s been largely forgotten. Kurt talks with Samantha Hunt about her novel The Inve...

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Web Extra: The Invention of Everything Else

Friday, November 28, 2008

Samantha Hunt reads from the end of her novel.

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Wanted: Bold Thinkers

Friday, November 28, 2008

Much of science today is grant-dependent and discourages dreamy, out-of-box thinking –- because who wants to fund mistakes? Samantha Hunt warns Kurt that Tesla’s visionary approach to science is all but extinct.

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Mr. Spock and Dr. Strangelove

Friday, November 28, 2008

Samantha Hunt describes the turning point in Tesla’s life when he began acting like a mad scientist, almost taking a page from the movies. And biologist Vincent Pieribone thinks that Hollywood’s most dangerous fantasy about “mad scientists” is that scientists have any power at ...

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Introducing Nikola Tesla

Friday, November 28, 2008

Part visionary, part mad scientist, and absolute genius, Tesla should be as famous as Edison – but he’s been largely forgotten. Kurt talks with Samantha Hunt about her novel The Invention of Everything Else. Tesla is the protagonist, and despite the outlandish biographical details all ...

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Web Extra: The Invention of Everything Else

Friday, January 25, 2008

Samantha Hunt reads from the end of her novel.

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Wanted: Bold Thinkers

Friday, January 25, 2008

Much of science today is grant-dependent and discourages dreamy, out-of-box thinking –- because who wants to fund mistakes? Samantha Hunt warns Kurt that Tesla’s visionary approach to science is all but extinct.

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Mr. Spock and Dr. Strangelove

Friday, January 25, 2008

Samantha Hunt describes the turning point in Tesla’s life when he began acting like a mad scientist, almost taking a page from the movies. And biologist Vincent Pieribone thinks that Hollywood’s most dangerous fantasy about “mad scientists” is that scientists have any power at ...

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Introducing Nikola Tesla

Friday, January 25, 2008

Part visionary, part mad scientist, and absolute genius, Tesla should be as famous as Edison – but he’s been largely forgotten. Kurt talks with Samantha Hunt about her new novel The Invention of Everything Else. Tesla is the protagonist, and despite the outlandish biographical details ...

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