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FZ-250283-17

Jared Farmer
SUNY Research Foundation, Stony Brook (Stony Brook, NY 11794-0001)

The Latest Oldest Tree: Survival Stories for a Time of Extinction

A meditation on the challenges that humans face in thinking about long spans of time, the book narrates the history of various searches for the oldest living tree in the world and explains the scientific developments that enable us to measure extreme biological age.

Project fields:
History of Science; History, General; Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Public Scholar Program

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$50,400 (approved)
$50,400 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/2017 – 7/31/2018