Assistant professor of astronomy at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology; co-founder of Galaxy Zoo and the Zooniverse
7 years ago, Kevin Schawinski, a young astronomy researcher at Oxford, met up with his colleague Chris Lintott at a local pub.
Mar. 5, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
There's one inevitable question for married couples: When are you going to have a baby? Sociologist Amy Blackstone and her husband are among those are opting out of parenthood.
Jun. 13from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week we remember the pioneering Creole chef Leah Chase. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg has written a loving ode to his mom’s Southern table.
Jun. 14from Good Food
Writer-producer Simon Kinberg has worked on the X-Men movie franchise since 2006. ‘Dark Phoenix’ was his directorial debut.
Jun. 14from The Business
Santa Monica Airport is expected to close by 2028 and be replaced by a park, and this weekend the city will begin digging up both ends of the runway.
Jun. 11from Design and Architecture
Producer Leonardo DiCaprio and Director Leila Conners are out with a documentary called “Ice on Fire,” which focuses on people who are trying to reverse climate change, including a…
Jun. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.
Jun. 14from Scheer Intelligence
There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.
Jun. 14from Left, Right & Center
As long as there have been guns, there have been songs about guns. But American culture's relationship with guns is changing. Does popular music reflect that?
Jun. 13from Lost Notes
The United Methodist Church is facing a possible split over the issue of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Jun. 17from Greater LA