Articles and Essays

Designing Mars Sample Return, From Viking to the Mars Science Laboratory, Solar System Exploration at 50 Proceedings, forthcoming.

Erik M. Conway, “Simulation and Spacecraft Design: Engineering Mars Landings,” Technology and Culture, October 2015.

Erik M. Conway, “Bringing NASA Back to Earth,” Science and Technology in the Global Cold War, eds. Naomi Oreskes and John Krige (MIT Press, 2015.)

Erik M. Conway, “The International Geophysical Year and Planetary Science,” in Making Polar Science Global, ed. Roger D. Launius, Palgrave McMillan, 2010.

Erik M. Conway, “Earth and Planetary Science: A Symbiotic Relationship?,” in NASA’s First 50 Years: Historical Perspectives, ed. Steven J. Dick, NASA SP-1010-4704, 2010, pp. 563-586.

Erik M. Conway, “Satellites and Security: Space in Service to Humanity,” in Societal Impact of Spaceflight, eds. Steven J. Dick and Roger D. Launius, NASA SP-2007-4801, 2007, pp. 267-288.

Erik M. Conway and Mirella Flores, “Deep Space 1: A Revolution in Space Exploration,” Quest 14: 2 (2007), 41-51.

Erik M. Conway, “The World According to GARP: Scientific Internationalism and the Construction of Global Meteorology, 1961-1980,” Barton C. Hacker and Margaret Vining, eds., Science in Uniform, Uniforms in Science: Historical Studies of American Military and Scientific Interactions (Scarecrow Press, 2007).

Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, “Deny, Deny, Deny: How to Sow Confusion over Climate Change,” in Agnotology: The Social Construction of Ignorance, Robert Proctor and Londa Schiebinger, eds. (Stanford University Press, 2008 ).

Erik M. Conway, “Drowning in Data: Satellite Oceanography and Information Overload in the Earth Sciences,” Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences 37:1 (2006), 127-153.

Erik M. Conway, “Echoes in the Grand Canyon: Public Catastrophes and Technologies of Control,” History and Technology 20:2 (June 2004).

Erik M. Conway, “The Politics of Blind Landing,” Technology and Culture (January 2001), 81-106.


Select Essays and Reviews

Communicating climate change to a Suspicious Public: How best to explain what we know? (with Randal K. Jackson). Poster ED33B-3510, AGU annual meeting 2014.

Erik M. Conway and Naomi Oreskes, “Why Conservatives Turned Against Science,” The Chronicle Review, 9 November 2012.

Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, “The Collapse of ‘Western’ Civilization: A View from the Future,” Daedalus 142:1, Winter 2013.

Erik M. Conway, “Climate in Context: A Review of Klima,” Metascience 2012, doi:10.1007/s11016-012-9695-9.

Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, “Perspectives on Global Warming and Merchants of Doubt,” Metascience 2011, doi:10.1007/s11016-011-9639-9.

H-Net Environment Review Response to “Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming,” 2011 (with Naomi Oreskes).

Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, “Defeating the Merchants of Doubt,” Nature (10 June 2010), 686-687.

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