Richard Preston:
Richard Preston über Riesenbäume

TED2008 · 19:31 · Filmed Feb 2008
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Wissenschaftsautor Richard Preston spricht über einige der größten Lebewesen auf dem Planeten, die Mammutbäume der US-Pazifikküste. Sie entstehen aus winzigen Samen, bilden die Basis ganzer Ökosysteme – und sind immer noch weitestgehend ein Rätsel.

Richard Preston wrote The Hot Zone, a classic look at the Ebola virus and the scientists who fight it. His wide-ranging curiosity about science and people has led him to cover a dizzying list of topics, with a lapidary attention to detail and an ear for the human voice. Full bio
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