Robert M. Hazen | Geophysical Laboratory

General Audience Science Writing

2015

Trefil JS, Hazen RM (2015) The Sciences: An Integrated Approach, 8th Edition. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

 

2014

Hazen RM (2014) Mineral fodder. Aeon Magazine, published online June 24, 2014, 7 pp.

 

2013

Hazen RM (2013) The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet. New York: Penguin, softcover edition, 306 p.

 

2012

Hazen RM (2012) An accident waiting to happen (That’s Life). Eureka, The Times, #33 (June 2012), 14-19.

Hazen RM (2012) The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet. New York: Viking, 306 p. Softcover edition (2013). Foreign language: Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Polish, and Czech editions.

 

2011

Hazen RM (2011) Exciting Frontiers Await at Scientific Boundaries. Earth, 56, 71.  [pdf]

 

2010

Hazen RM (2010) Scientific literacy:  A modest proposal. American Academy of Arts and Sciences, edited by J. Hilebrand. [pdf]

 

2006

Hazen RM (2006) Creation myths: What scientists don't and can't know about the world. In Character 2, #2, 56-67. [pdf]

Hazen RM (2006) Intelligent design and the college classroom: Should we "teach the controversy"? Astrobiology, 6, 106.

Hazen RM (2006) Testing the limits on the small scale. Geotimes, June 2006, 22-25. [pdf]

Hazen RM (2006) What is life? New Scientist, in press.

Trefil JS, Hazen RM (2006) The Sciences: An Integrated Approach (5th edition). New York: Wiley.

 

2005

Hazen RM (2005) The discovery of DNA. The Great Courses Magazine, 1 (#12), 6-13.

Hazen RM (2005) The Origins of Life. A 24-lecture video/audio course with companion script volumes. Chantilly, VA: The Teaching Company.

Hazen RM (2005) Science under attack. Elements, 1, #5, 255. [pdf]

Morowitz H, Hazen RM, Trefil JS (2005) Intelligent design has no place in the science curriculum. The Chronicle of Higher Education, 52, #2 (September 2, 2005), B6-B8. [pdf]

 

2004

Hazen RM (2004) Mineralogy I: Bones to Mars. Geotimes, 49, #7, 24-26. [pdf]

Trefil JS, Hazen RM (2004) Physics Matters: An Introduction to Conceptual Physics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, xxviii, 691 p.

 

2003

Hazen MH, Hazen RM (2003) "In God We Trust:" Motto come lately. The Washington Post, September 1, 2003, p.A24. [pdf]

Trefil JS, Hazen RM (2003) The Sciences: An Integrated Approach, 4th edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, xxiii, 640 p.

 

2002

Hazen RM (2002) Why should you be scientifically literate? [peer-reviewed web publication] [link]

 

2000

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (2000) The Sciences: An Integrated Approach. 3rd edition. NY, Wiley. 576 p. + CD ROM.

 

1999

Hazen RM, Parise J (1999) Dedication to Charles T. Prewitt. American Mineralogist, 84, 213. [pdf]

Hazen RM (1999) The Great Principles of Science. (A 60-lecture videotape and audiotape course, with accompanying booklets). Springfield, VA: The Teaching Company.

Trefil JS, Hazen RM (1999) The Sciences: An Integrated Approach. Updated Second Edition. NY: Wiley, 614 p.

 

1998

Working Group on Teaching Evolution [13 authors including Hazen RM] (1998) Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science. Washington: National Academy of Sciences Press, 140 p.

 

1997

Hazen RM (1997) Books to grow on: Literature of science. In S.Dodson, The Mother-Daughter Book Club, New York: HarperPerennial, p.204.

Hazen RM (1997) The great unknown. Technology Review, 100 (no. 8), 38-45.

Hazen RM (1997) What we don't know: the unanswered questions of science. Technology Review 100 (no.5), 22-30 and cover. French translation: Finie, la science? Tu parles, Charles! Le Temps Strategique Nov-Dec 98, 80-95 (1998). [pdf]

Hazen RM, Singer M (1997) Why Aren't Black Holes Black: The Unanswered Questions at the Frontiers of Science. NY: Doubleday. German Edition: Warum schwarze Locher nicht schwarz sind (Vienna and Munich: Franz Deuticke Verlagsgesellschaft m.b.H., 1998). Swedish edition: Varfor ar svarta hal inte svarta? (Falun: Richters, 1997). Portugese edition: Por Que Nao Sao Negros os Buracos Negros? (Lisbon: Dinalivro, 1998).

Trefil JS, Hazen RM (1997) The Sciences: An Integrated Approach. Second edition (extensively revised). NY: Wiley, 614 p.

 

1996

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1996) The Physical Sciences: An Integrated Approach. New York: Wiley, 672 pp.

 

1995

Trefil JS, Hazen RM (1995) The Sciences: An Integrated Approach, 1st edition. New York: Wiley, 634 p.

 

1994

Hazen RM (1994) The new alchemyTechnology Review 97 (no.8), 24-32.

 

1993

 Trefil JS, Hazen RM (1993) The Sciences: An Integrated Approach, Preliminary edition. New York: Wiley, 546 p.

 

1992

Hazen RM (1992) The discovery. In W.H.Shore (ed.) Mysteries of Life and the Universe. New York: Harcourt-Brace-Jovanovich, 304-311. [pdf]

Hazen RM (1992) Scientific literacy: The enemy is us. In Agriculture and the Undergraduate. (Washington: National Research Council), 95-103. [pdf]

 

1991

Hazen RM (1991) Why my kids hate science. Newsweek, Feb. 25, 1991, 7. [pdf]

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) Achieving chemical literacy. Journal of Chemical Education, 68, 392-394.[pdf]

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) Achieving geological literacy, Journal of Geological Education, 39, 28-30.[pdf]

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) Achieving scientific literacy. Chronicle of Higher Education, April 10, 1991, A44. [pdf]

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) Astronomical Literacy. Sky and Telescope, 84, 348. [pdf]

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) Educators must accept the difference between `doing' and `using' science. The Scientist, 5, #6, 11-13.

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) General science: the key to scientific literacy. Education Digest, 57, 64-66. [pdf]

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) Quick, what's a quark? The New York Times Magazine, Jan. 13, 1991, 24-26. [pdf]

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) Science Matters: Achieving Scientific Literacy. NY: Doubleday. Paperback edition, NY: Anchor (1992). Numerous foreign editions, including French, Italian, Spanish, Portugese, Greek, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese.

Hazen RM, Trefil JS (1991) Scientific literacy. Carnegie Magazine, 60, 14-17. [pdf]

James CC, Hazen RM (1991) Curiosity is the Frontier. Washington: National Science Foundation. (Projects for National Science and Technology Week, April 21-27, 1991.)

Pool R (1991) Scientific literacy: The enemy is us. Science 251, 266-267.[pdf] (Article about work described in Hazen RM (1992) Scientific literacy: The enemy is us. In Agriculture and the Undergraduate. (Washington: National Research Council), 95-103.)

 

1989

Hazen RM (1989) The billion dollar formula. The Weekend Guardian April 15-16, 1989, 1-4.

Hazen RM (1989) A farewell to obsolete pyroxenes. The Lattice 5, 6-7. [pdf]

 

1988

Hazen RM (1988) The Breakthrough: The Race for the Superconductor. New York: Summit Books, 271 p. Paperback edition by Ballantine/Science, New York, 1989. Foreign editions: Superconductors: The Breakthrough, Unwin Hyman Ltd., London, 1988; La Course Aux Supraconducteurs, Librairie Plon, Paris, 1989; De Dag Dat de Wetenschap Wild Werd, Uitgeverij Lannoo, Tielt, The Netherlands, 1989. Also Japanese, Italian, Greek, and Chinese editions.

Hazen RM (1988) High-Tc Newsletters: Hot from the laboratory. Nature 335, 677-678. [pdf]

Hazen RM (1988) Perovskites. Scientific American 258, #6 for June, 74-81. [pdf]

 

1985

Hazen RM (1985) Review of Landprints by Walter Sullivan. Nature 314, 693.

 

1983

Hazen RM (1983) Acceptance of the Mineralogical Society of America Award for 1982. American Mineralogist 68, 655-656. [pdf]

 

1982

Hazen RM (1982) Curve fitting. In: R.L.Walker (ed.) More Random Walks in Science. Bristol, England: The Institute of Physics, 184-185. [pdf]

 

1980

Hazen RM (1980) From atom measurer to Egyptian trumpeter. Washington Post, Sunday, July 6, 1980, D3. [pdf]

 

1978

Hazen RM (1978) Curve fitting. Science 202, 823. (Also reprinted in several anthologies of science humor.) [pdf]