Director of the Griffith Observatory and author of Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings: Astronomy and the Archeology of Power
Internet rumors have persuaded many Americans that the world will end two weeks from tomorrow—Friday the 21st of December.
Dec. 6, 2012from To the Point
At 10:31 Sunday evening, Pacific Standard Time, the Mars Laboratory called " Curiosity " will land on the Red Planet, after decelerating from 13,000 miles an hour in just seven…
Aug. 2, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
It's a rare day for astronomers. The Transit of Venus occurs only twice every 120 years, but weather may be the problem for viewing today's rare event in the United States.
Jun. 5, 2012from To the Point
Secretary Nielsen resigns, starting a string of departures at DHS
Apr. 12from Left, Right & Center
Senate Bill 50 would force LA to allow more housing near public transit. It cleared a committee hearing in Sacramento on Tuesday.
Apr. 25from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Even with redactions, there’s plenty to discuss
Apr. 19from Left, Right & Center
Will President Trump’s new strategy serve his goals?
May. 8from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Big Tech is a benefit to the modern world. But unlimited data collection may lead to unlimited power.
May. 2from To the Point
The U.S. government’s attack on the WikiLeaks founder covers up a menacing assault on the First Amendment, argues journalist Bruce Shapiro.
Apr. 26from Scheer Intelligence
Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.
May. 24from Scheer Intelligence
Robert Mueller’s letter to Attorney General Barr raises questions about Barr’s summary of the Mueller report and Rod Rosenstein resigns praising President Trump’s courtesy and humor.
May. 1from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.
Apr. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand