Is America Still Split Into "Two Cultures"?

Eli is a contributing correspondent for Science magazine.

Journalist Chris Mooney and Princeton historian D. Graham Burnett discuss the modern-day importance of the landmark 1959 book by C. P. Snow, which alleged that intellectual life in the United States is harmed by a deep divide between the sciences and humanities. More on Mooney's assertion that the book is still relevant to today's efforts to solve society's toughest problems here, and a conference exploring the idea will be held next week.