Peter Galison is the Joseph Pellegrino University Professor at Harvard University. In addition to his books, How Experiments End (1987), Image and Logic (1997), and Einstein’s Clocks, Poincaré’s Maps (2003), he is coauthor, with Lorraine Daston, of Objectivity (2007); coeditor of several other volumes; and codirector of two documentaries, Ultimate Weapon (1998; with Pamela Hogan) and Secrecy (2008; with Robb Moss); and he collaborated with William Kentridge on the installation The Refusal of Time (2012). He is currently finishing a third film, Containment (forthcoming; with Robb Moss), and completing a book, “Building, Crashing, Thinking,” about how technologies reform ideas of the self.
B. R. Cohen is an assistant professor at Lafayette College, in Easton, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Notes from the Ground: Science, Soil, and Society in the American Countryside (2009) and coeditor, with Gwen Ottinger, of Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement (2011). He is currently at work on a cultural and environmental history of food adulteration, a story about changing relationships between purity, authenticity, and nature in the late nineteenth century.
B. R. Cohen; Peter Galison. Public Culture 1 January 2014; 26 (1 (72)): 79–100. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/08992363-2346259
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