Astronomer, he writes of the Bad Astronomer blog for Slate; author of Death From the Skies!: The Science Behind the End of the World
Last June, Elon Musk and Space X suffered a major loss when a Falcon 9 rocket exploded just after launch. Yesterday, it was a very different story.
Dec. 22, 2015from To the Point
A big announcement from NASA today: liquid water has been discovered on the surface of Mars. How was this discovery made, and what ramifications does it have for science?
Sep. 28, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It might be one of the most important scientific discoveries in a generation: Astronomers at the South Pole say they’ve discovered the first direct evidence of how the universe rapidly…
Mar. 18, 2014from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Global warming is changing California in profound ways, says New York Times Magazine’s climate columnist David Wallace Wells
Mar. 5from KCRW Features
Amid the novel coronavirus spreading, stocks are plunging, an infected cruise ship is docking, and people are stocking up on toilet paper.
Mar. 9from Greater LA
What’s next for Stone?
Feb. 26from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Concerned about coronavirus, companies are canceling or postponing conferences and events.
Mar. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
As hospitals, clinics and other community organizations face a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 outbreak, homebound sewers have stepped up to help, from DIY crafters to fashion…
Mar. 26from KCRW Features
One day ahead of California's primary, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will hold a rally at East LA College. Sen.
Mar. 2from News Stories
Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.
Mar. 26from To the Point
Joe Biden won Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, and several other states on Super Tuesday. Bernie Sanders still captured the day’s biggest prize: California.
Mar. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Follow NPR's live coverage of the 2020 Super Tuesday contests, including results and analysis.
Mar. 3from News Special Programming