Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics; analyst of the space program who blogs about it at Jonathan’s Space Report
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crashed on Friday during a test flight.
Nov. 3, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched an unmanned rocket on Friday that blew-up moments after takeoff. It was just one rocket-related mishap to occur in the past few days.
Aug. 25, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Could American astronauts get to the International Space Station using a big trampoline? That’s the suggestion tweeted by Russia’s deputy prime minister, Dmitry Rogozin.
May. 14, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the new documentary “The Ghost of Peter Sellers,” director Peter Medak revisits the nightmarish production of his 1974 film, “Ghost in the Noonday Sun.”
Jul. 11from The Business
The Pentagon and the Department of Health and Human Services are leading “Operation Warp Speed,” a $10 billion program to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
Jul. 7from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Good Food examines the ways food has been weaponized to create stereotypes and stigmatization.
Jul. 10from Good Food
History, autobiography, travelogue—a hybrid form—"Young Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Memoir and a Reckoning", by Alex Halberst.
Jul. 9from Bookworm
President Trump and Dr. Anthony Fauci are at the center of the nation’s pandemic response. They haven’t spoken to each other in more than a month. Dr.
Jul. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
When David first got the email, it just seemed like one of those offers that’s too good to be true.
Jul. 8from Welcome to LA
The City of LA is starting a new relief program for unemployed Angelenos who are struggling to pay rent because of COVID-19.
Jul. 13from Greater LA
David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for July 7, 2020.
Jul. 7from David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report
The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.
Jul. 9from KCRW Features