Hope Jahren

Considered by Time as one of the world’s 100 Most Influential People, brilliant geobiologist and author of the book Lab Girl.

© CCCB, 2017. Author: Miquel Taverna

Hope Jahren (Austin, Minnesota, 1969), one of the world’s 100 most influential people according to Time magazine, has received three Fulbright Awards for her work in geobiology and is the first woman and fourth scientist overall to win both the Macelwane Medal and the Donath Medal. Chosen by Popular Science magazine as one of the most brilliant young scientists of 2005, she has been a lecturer and independent researcher at various US universities.

Lab Girl (Knopf Publishing Group, 2016) is not just a book; it is the fascinating debut of a woman committed to science, the moving portrait of a long friendship, and a surprising story that will radically change the way we see nature.

Update: 19/01/2017 12:00 am



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