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  • emFifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economyem
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    Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy

    Author and journalist Tim Harford looked at the inventions that have had the greatest impact on today’s economy.

    363 views
  • emRebooting AIem
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    Rebooting AI

    Scientist and entrepreneur Gary Marcus talked about his book, Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust, in which he weighed in on the state of artificial intelligence and…

    746 views
  • emImmortality Incem
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    Immortality, Inc

    Chip Walter reported on the science and business of anti-aging.

    615 views
  • emFighting for Spaceem
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    Fighting for Space

    Space historian Amy Teitel discussed women in space.

    406 views
  • Author Discussion on Climate Change
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    Author Discussion on Climate Change

    Authors Nathaniel Rich (Losing Earth), David Wallace-Wells (The Uninhabitable Earth), Michael Klare (All Hell Breaking Loose), and Gilbert Gaul (The Geography of Risk) offered their…

    535 views
  • emKochlandem
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    Kochland

    Business reporter Christopher Leonard, author of Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America, talked about the rise and influence of Koch Industries.…

    954 views
  • emSomething Deeply Hiddenem
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    Something Deeply Hidden

    Theoretical physicist Sean Carroll talked about his book, Something Deeply Hidden: Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime, in which he offered his thoughts on quantum mechanics and…

    2,226 views
  • emSlimeem
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    Slime

    Science writer Ruth Kassinger talked about her book, Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us, in which she reported on the many sustainable uses of algae.

    145 views
  • Angie Rosser on West Virginia Chemical Spill
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    Angie Rosser on West Virginia Chemical Spill

    In 2014, gallons of a coal cleaning chemical leaked into the Elk River in West Virginia. Angie Rosser, a contributor to the book I’m Afraid of that Water, recounted the events leading up to the spill and the…

    243 views
  • emWe Are the Weatherem
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    We Are the Weather

    Jonathan Safran Foer talked about his book, We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast, in which he explained how people’s food choices can affect climate change. This…

    206 views
  • Gilbert Gaul and Nathaniel Rich on Climate Change
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    Gilbert Gaul and Nathaniel Rich on Climate Change

    Gilbert Gaul (The Geography of Risk: Epic Storms, Rising Seas, and the Cost of America’s Coasts) talked about climate change at the Texas Book Festival in Austin.

    263 views
  • emOn Fireem
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    On Fire

    Naomi Klein discussed her book, On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal, with The Intercept's Betsy Reed and actress Jane Fonda.

    540 views
  • emWe Fed an Islandem
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    We Fed an Island

    Chef Jose Andres talked about his book, We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time, on the efforts of the World Central Kitchen to feed the people of…

    216 views
  • emSuperpowerem
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    Superpower

    The Wall Street Journal's Russell Gold talked about his book, Superpower: One Man’s Quest to Transform American Energy, in which he reported on alternative energy resources.

    302 views
  • emOne Giant Leapem
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    One Giant Leap

    Author and journalist Charles Fishman talked about his book, One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon, in which he recalled the efforts of over 400,000 people…

    476 views
  • Open Phones with James Donovan
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    Open Phones with James Donovan

    Author James Donovan took viewer phone calls about the Space Race and the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. He spoke at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

    456 views
  • Douglas Brinkley Discusses emAmerican Moonshotem
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    American Moonshot

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, in which he recounted President Kennedy’s commitment to space exploration and…

    500 views
  • emSpaceem
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    Space

    Edward Hudgins, author of Space: The Free-Market Frontier, talked about sending humans to Mars.

    474 views
  • emArchaeology From Spaceem
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    Archaeology From Space

    Sarah Parcak talked about her book, Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past, in which she reported on the use of technology in space to study archaeology.

    440 views
  • emEveryday Chaosem
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    Everyday Chaos

    David Weinberger talked about his book, Everyday Chaos: Technology, Complexity, and How We’re Thriving in a New World of Possibility, in which he argued that technology has enabled a more…

    604 views
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