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Janna Levin

Janna_LevinJanna Levin’s novel, A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines (Knopf, 2006), won the PEN/Bingham Fellowship for Writers. Levin is also the author of the popular science book, How the Universe Got Its Spots: Diary of a finite time in a finite space. Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College. Her scientific research concerns the early Universe, chaos, and black holes. Levin is featured in the recent PBS Nova series, The Fabric of the Cosmos. Her 2011 Ted talk, The Sound the Universe Makes, is at her website: