What are the odds that a large asteroid, of the type that caused the extinction of the dinosaurs, could hit earth in our lifetime? Tonight on Inquiry we speak with a person who discovers and tracks these wandering celestial bodies.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with writer and photographer BILL HAYES about his unique and tender new memoir INSOMNIAC CITY: NEW YORK, OLIVER, AND ME which tells of his love affair with Oliver Sacks and New York City.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with CANDACE SMITH Director of CAPELLA ARTEMESIA a group of vocalists and instrumentalists dedicated to performing pieces written by nuns from 16th and 17th Century Italian convents.
What does the earth weigh? What is the shape of the universe? Did anything come before the Big Bang? These are just some of the subjects we will talk about tonight on Inquiry with our guest JEFF FORSHAW, professor of theoretical physics at the University of Manchester.
Tonight on Inquiry, our in-studio guests are artists MICHAEL HACHEY and KAT O’CONNOR. An exhibition of their work is on view at the WORCESTER CENTER FOR CRAFTS is titled DEFINITE: INDEFINITE. Also joining us in the studio is HONEE A.
Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back artist GUSTAVE BLACHE III. His figurative work documents the lives and labor of “those whose contributions typically go un-noticed”. His new series is of people conserving art.
Break out the bi-carb! In the 1960s and 1970s, many a recipe book featured garish pictures of food in mounds of gelatin or piled high into odd shapes and always featuring sliced eggs or bananas. It was a weird time for food photography. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with ANNA PALLAI.
Tonight on Inquiry we speak with GORDON B. ARNOLD. He is a professor of liberal arts at Montserrat College of Art, where he teaches film and art history. His new book is ANIMATION AND THE AMERICAN IMAGINATION: A BRIEF HISTORY.
Zydeco is a word for the music of Creole Louisiana as well as the event at which it is played and what people do when they get to the dance. Tonight on Inquiry we’ll talk accordions, washboards, snap beans and about some Zydeco’s greatest musicians.
Tonight on Inquiry we talk with tenor saxophonist, conductor, author, educator and jazz historian LOREN SCHOENBERG about the discovery and release of over 100 hours of previously lost recordings by some of the greatest performers in jazz: THE SAVORY COLLECTION.
Tonight’s guest on Inquiry is VERNON R.L.HEAD. He is an award-winning architect and Chairman of BirdLife South Africa, one of Africa’s biggest and most influential conservation organization. His new book is THE RAREST BIRD IN THE WORLD: THE SEARCH FOR THE NECHISAR NIGHTJAR.
Many people would love to learn to identify bird songs, but what is the best way to go about it? Tonight on Inquiry, we welcome NATHAN PIEPLOW. He teaches at the University of Colorado and has studied bird sounds since 2003.
Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back KLEDIA SPIRO, Marketing Manager for the Fitchburg Art Museum and LISA CROSSMAN, Interim Curator for the Fitchburg Art Museum. They will be taking about the brand new exhibition of large paintings: A CURIOUS NATURE: PAINTINGS BY SHELLEY REED.
The Alps are “the most evocative range” in Europe. The Alps witnessed the travels of Hannibal and his elephants, the birth of Romanticism, and the creation of Heidi.
Why does time seem to speed up the older we get? Do we have an internal clock that regulates the body and mind? Can we purposely make time seem to speed up or slow down? When is now?
Tonight on Inquiry we talk about the recent 2017 HIGH SCHOOL ART EXHIBITION at ANNA MARIA COLLEGE.
“Elizabeth Bishop wrote love poems, and poems about lovemaking and one of the best poems ever written in English about the loss of love, but she had made her way through life as an orphan, a solitary.” (p.296).
Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back journalist and contributing editor for Outside Magazine, FLORENCE WILLIAMS. Her latest book is THE NATURE FIX: WHY NATURE MAKES US HAPPIER, HEALTHIER, AND MORE CREATIVE.
“Scurvy was singular, like no other disease, and yet like them all. It was unique and multiple at the same time, unparalleled and common.” Tonight on Inquiry we talk with JONATHAN LAMB, the Andrew W.
Some of the most beautiful and well-preserved fossils of prehistoric birds in the world have been found in the Jehol shale formations of China. Many of these Mesozoic fossils have even preserved the details of the feathers of these early toothed birds.
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