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Margaret Wertheim (born 1958, Brisbane, Australia) is a science writer and the author of books on the cultural history of physics.

These books include Pythagoras' Trousers, a history of the relationship between physics and religion in Western culture, and The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet. From 2001 to 2005, Wertheim wrote the Quark Soup column for the LA Weekly and is currently a contributor to the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, as well as a contributing editor to Cabinet magazine, the international arts and culture quarterly, and Cosmos, the Australian-based literary science magazine. In 2006, her writing was awarded the print journalism prize from the American Institute of Biological Sciences, and in 2004, she was the National Science Foundation visiting journalist to Antarctica. Her work was included in Best American Science Writing 2003, edited by Oliver Sacks. In 2003, she and her twin sister Christine Wertheim also founded the Institute For Figuring, an organization based in Los Angeles that promotes the public understanding of the poetic and aesthetic dimensions of science and mathematics. Christine is a faculty member of the Department of Critical Studies at CalArts. Through their work with the IFF, the Wertheim twins have curated exhibitions on scientific and mathematical themes at galleries and museums, including Apexart, Machine Project, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Art Center College of Design, and the Museum of Jurassic Technology. In 2007, Margaret curated the First Fridays series of public discussions with scientists at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.

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Total Books: 16
Physics on the Fringe Smoke Rings Circlons and Alternative Theories of Everything
Physics on the Fringe Smoke Rings Circlons and Alternative Theories of Everything
Cabinet 32 Fire
2009 - Cabinet 32 Fire [Cabinet Quarterly of Art and Culture] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781932698305
ISBN-10: 1932698302
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Cabinet 25 Insects
2007 - Cabinet 25 Insects [Cabinet] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781932698213
ISBN-10: 1932698213
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction
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Die Himmelstr zum Cyberspace Eine Geschichte des Raumes von Dante zum Internet
Pearly Gates of Cyberspace A History of Space from Dante to the Internet
Die Hosen des Pythagoras Physik Gott und die Frauen
2000 - Die Hosen Des Pythagoras Physik Gott Und Die Frauen (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783492229234
ISBN-10: 3492229239
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The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace A History of Space from Dante to the Internet
2000 - The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace a History of Space From Dante to the Internet (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780393320534
ISBN-10: 0393320537
Genre: Science & Math
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The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace
2000 - The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781860497902
ISBN-10: 186049790X
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The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace A History of Space from Dante to the Internet
Pythagoras' Trousers God Physics and the Gender Wars
Pythagoras' Trousers Physics Faith and Feminism
Pythagoras Trousersgod  Physics and the Gender Wars
Pythagoras Trousersgod Physics and the Gender Wars (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781857025835
ISBN-10: 1857025830
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PYTHAGORAS' TROUSERS God Physics and the Gender Wars
Pythagoras' Trousers God Physics and the Gender Wars (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781857026979
ISBN-10: 1857026977
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The pearly gates of cyberspace A history of space from Dante to the internet