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
Coming up: See art take over the Lovell House; celebrate the people and spaces of old Hollywood Park; help save the very un-Soviet styled Melnikov House; hear about "crazy creative"…
Feb. 19from Design and Architecture
Simplicity, tradition, and seasonality are all hallmarks of Japanese eating. We hear about the artisans who are keeping ancient techniques alive and the ways homecooks can benefit…
Feb. 21from Good Food
A special live recording of All The President’s Lawyers.
Feb. 19from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
From impeachment acquittal to taking revenge.
Feb. 14from Left, Right & Center
Intelligence expert William Binney discusses the revelation that a widely used encryption service has been in CIA hands for decades.
Feb. 21from Scheer Intelligence
A special Left, Right & Center recorded in front of an audience in Santa Monica.
Feb. 21from Left, Right & Center
LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey this week dismissed 66,000 marijuana-related convictions in the county.
Feb. 14from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the turbulent days after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., white McDonald’s franchisees fled their inner-city locations.
Feb. 14from Good Food
In author and cultural historian Sam Wasson's new book, 'The Big Goodbye', he tells us that the 1970s ended in Hollywood in 1974, with the release of the epochal film 'Chinatown'.
Feb. 21from The Treatment