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Thinking Big; Marc Abrahams: The Lighter Side of Science


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Thinking Big
Marc Abrahams: The Lighter Side of Science
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WGBH’s New One-Week Series Thinking Big Looks at the World of Science and Technology Monday, October 3 through Friday, October 7, 2005 at 7:30pm on WGBH 2. Thinking Big is a lively, in-depth, studio based television program that features notable men and women from the fields of science and technology. Far from dry and academic, the “geeks” on Thinking Big are innovators as well as communicators—diverse men and women at the top of their fields who can articulate the big idea behind their work—and why it matters to the rest of us.The program is hosted by Lisa Mullins, anchor and senior producer of the international news radio program The World. Joseph Tovares is managing producer, and Patricia Alvarado is producer. Series release date: 10/3/2005

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Marc Abrahams was once a respected computer programmer working with corporate clients until he decided to try his hand at humor. Fifteen years later he is the man behind the Ig Nobel awards and the Annals of Improbable Research, riding a wave of humor most of it science and technology based.



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Tovares, Joseph (Series Producer)
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