September 2010 Accolades
Paul D’Andrea, Robinson Professor of Theater and English, had his play, “The Einstein Project,” produced in August at the Junction Theatre in Los Angeles to memorialize the explosion of the atomic bomb in Japan in 1945. His play, “Two-Bit Taj Mahal,” was read at New Dramatists in New York City. D’Andrea also spoke at the Class of 1960 Reunion at the 2010 Harvard Commencement on “‘Do You See This?’: Recognition in Shakespeare.”
Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, presented the opening keynote address, “Mineralogical Co-Evolution of the Geo- and Biospheres,” at the quadrennial meeting of the International Mineralogical Association in Budapest, Hungary.
Harold Morowitz, Robinson Professor of Biology and Natural Philosophy, cowrote “Ligand Field Theory and the Origin of Life as an Emergent Feature of the Periodic Table,” which was published in the Biological Bulletin 219, 2010. He also cowrote “How Life Began, the Emergence of Sparse Metabolic Networks,” which was published in the Journal of Cosmology 10, August 2010.