The Space Chronicles author explains why space is the ultimate frontier and comments on the future of U.S. space exploration.
The Harvard professor and author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door addresses the ongoing debate between science and religion and shares why she feels there has been a loss of respect for science.
Has anyone ever told you that bananas are going extinct? I’ve heard this factoid from a few different people over the years, and, while I never troubled myself to look into the matter independently, it has always fascinated me. Well it turns out it’s both true and false: the bananas we eat in most places [...]
Roberts, a legal scholar and author of Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, and Big Business Re-create Race in the Twenty-First Century, examines the political and commercial incentives for continuing the categorization of people by race.
Scientist, conservationist and best-selling author Tim Flannery compares U.S. environmental efforts to those of other countries and explains the link he makes in his new text, Here on Earth, between poverty and the future.
Author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks describes the reaction to her book, which remains on the NYT best-seller list.
Internationally recognized physicist and best-selling author talks about his new text, which offers a provocative vision for the coming century.
“Nuclear meltdown” is certainly a dramatic phrase. But after speaking to a former NRC commissioner, it became clear that it is not a scientific term.
Science writer discusses lessons learned from research for her book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Renowned geneticist and anthropologist describes his work as director of National Geographic‘s Genographic Project.