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Nanotechnology Takes Off 15 March,2016Josh Rosen
  • rick cheek

    Can you imagine what your grandfather would have said if you told him when he was a teen of the things that will be available due to nanotech. BLASPHEMY!

  • Donna

    This link is not working:

    pdf Nanotechnology Takes Off Educator Guide,Nanotechnology Educator Guide

    I would really like to read the Educator Guide.


  • Hi Donna:

    Thanks for catching the error – the pdf link is now fixed.

    • Sunkart

      The link that says “Educator Guide Available” is still not working.

  • mary

    You mean “Globa Cooling”, Global warming is a Marxist idea created by the United Nations and Al Gore the Bore!

  • Dudley Church

    Terry, I have sent you several phone messages regarding lectures I missed, and requesting makeup CDs. So far nothing has happened.The lectures are by Zichermann, and Cox. Please respond. My email is ourcadia@msn.com. My phone is 360-944-5682. Thanks, Dudley Church.

  • Nanotechnology. How I wish Michael Crichton were still with us.His last (as far as I know) comments on this subject appear in Micro, the novel he was part way through writing when he died. This whole subject is incredible. Many years ago I used to teach hairdressing theory/science and getting students to look at a cross section of hair (good example) and its three layers was mind boggling then. Look at us now. Great presentation. Thanks.


Josh Rosen

Josh Rosen was the TV Series Producer for QUEST from 2007-2009. He is a senior writer and producer specializing in documentary series and factual programming. Over the last decade he's produced a wide range of non-fiction hours, covering everything from Antarctic expeditions to Civil War history. With a background in feature film, Josh spent four years working with legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog on multiple documentaries, including the Emmy-nominated "Little Dieter Needs to Fly," "Wings of Hope," and "Klaus Kinski: My Best Fiend." His more recent projects are currently airing on the Discovery Channel, the National Geographic Channel, the History Channel, and worldwide through Granada Media and RDF Television.


Joan Johnson

Joan Johnson is an TV Associate Producer for QUEST. Joan got her start making science television back in 1998 when she joined the team at Sea Studios in Monterey, working as a researcher and production coordinator on National Geographic Television projects for 4 years. Following that she pursued a career in features and network television down in Los Angeles, working on seven full length feature films, three television shows and several pilots. Joan graduated in 1993 from U.C. Santa Cruz with honors in Biology, and spent several years working as a marine biologist, naturalist and SCUBA guide. Originally from San Francisco, Joan is thrilled to be home and working on QUEST, fulfilling a long-term goal of combining her interests in science and entertainment.

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