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Desktop Diaries: Oliver Sacks

The Secret Life of Scientists and EngineersThe Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Oliver Sacks about his desk trinkets. He was the first subject in our series of Desktop Diaries–profiles of leading scientists about their life and work, through the lens of what objects they keep nearby. Dr. Sacks has a rich desk ecology: we had plenty to catalog, including a beautiful collection of metals — some of which you’ll see in the video.

Desktop Diaries: Oliver Sacks