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An Immense World with Ed Yong

interviews Apr 14, 2023

Every creature, humans included, are only really perceiving a very thin sliver of the fullness of reality. Sharon welcomes guest Ed Yong to share from his newest book, An Immense World, How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us. It’s a fascinating look at the rich sensory world of animals, and Ed speaks to Sharon about how exploring this world opens up big, philosophical questions about life. While our perceptions may be limited, we should continue to explore, and let our curiosity guide us in new directions

 

Hosted by: Sharon McMahon

Guest: Ed Yong

Executive Producer: Heather Jackson

Audio Producer: Jenny Snyder

Researcher: Valerie Hoback

 

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About the Guest:

Ed Yong is a Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer on the staff of The Atlantic, where he also won the George Polk Award for science reporting, among other honors. His first book, I Contain Multitudes, was a New York Times bestseller and won numerous awards. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, National Geographic, Wired, The New York Times, Scientific American, and more. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Liz Neeley, and their corgi, Typo.

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