Episode 42 – Preview! The Nutshell Studies and the Mother of Modern Forensics

Length: 22:27

If you’ve ever heard the name Frances Glessner Lee you might think “wasn’t she that lady who made crime scene dollhouses?” Making dioramas wasn’t just her hobby; she actually had profound influence on the field of forensic science. We learn a bit about her in this brief interview with her biographer, Bruce Goldfarb.

Join us for Science on Tap Online on Thursday, June 18, at 7pm Pacific for a live talk by Bruce about his book 18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

Thanks to Graham Tully for sound production.

As always, a final thanks to Jonathan Coulton for the use of his song Mandelbrot Set as our theme music.

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