Letters to the Editor

Happy Birthday, NASA
A letter to NASA on the occasion of our shared upcoming 60th birthday.
Remembering Holbrooke
Memories of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke in a letter to the New York Times on December 16, 2010.
No Apocalypse in 2012
Thoughts on the upcoming solar maximum and the 2012 doomsday myth, New York Times, August 24, 2010.
A Teacher, a Student and a Church-State Dispute
Commentary on the assertion that religious beliefs should be taught alongside science, New York Times, December 21, 2006.
World Trade Center Anniversary
A letter to the New York Times on September 11, 2002 with thoughts on the one-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
The Worst of Times, The Best of Times
Follow-up correspondence to family and friends giving an update on the family’s psychological state and the living conditions in Lower Manhattan, December 11, 2001.
The Horror, The Horror
First-hand account via email of the World Trade Center attacks and subsequent evacuation from Lower Manhattan residence, September 12, 2001.