This week, physicist Brian Greene explains some of the scientific evidence around the theory of multiple universes, the topic of his new book “The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos.”
Back in this reality, we provide an update to our previous reports on hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”). We speak with ProPublica’s Abrahm Lustgarten about recent allegations that fracking may violate the Clean Water Act.
Also, following Hosni Mubarak’s resignation as president of Egypt, Alison Stewart speaks with Michael Wahid Hanna of the Century Foundation to discuss what may come of the country’s new political structure. Need to Know producer Mona Iskander also provides a personal essay about her experience watching the Egypt protests unfold.
And: Jon Meacham speaks with Parag Khanna, author of “How to Run the World: Charting the Course to the Next Renaissance,” which offers a road map for dealing with an increasingly multipolar and fragmented world.
Tune in this Friday, February 18 — check your local listings for details, or check back here to watch the full episode online.
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