Mat Kaplan

Host, Planetary Radio

Host, Planetary Radio

Mat Kaplan on KCRW

Major aeronautics companies gearing up for World War II based their factories in Southern California, so it was natural for them to go into space.

Is Southern California still important for space exploration?

Major aeronautics companies gearing up for World War II based their factories in Southern California, so it was natural for them to go into space.

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Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

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Lawmakers from Southern California took to Twitter and to the phone lines to let their constituents know they were okay and to condemn Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S.

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