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Thursday, March 16, 2006

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • Libraries, democracy and the information age
    How is the role of libraries changing in the so-called "information age?" Should there be limits placed on the free flow of information?11:06 a.m.
    Colleen Coghlan: Winner of the 2006 John R. Finnegan Freedom of Information Award. Coghlan is retiring this year from the library science department at the College of St. Catherine. During the 1980s and 90s she was the university librarian at Metropolitan State University.
  • Science facts that sound like science fiction
    Physicists like to theorize about all kinds of far out concepts: parallel universes, dark matter, alien civilizations and even time travel.12:06 p.m.
    Michio Kaku: Professor of theoretical physics at the City University of New York. Kaku spoke about his book "Parallel Worlds: A Journey Through Creation, Higher Dimensions and the Future of the Cosmos," at the University of Minnesota Bookstore on Mar. 6.
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