Whether throwing a rock at a foe, shooting an arrow at a bulls eye, or taking aim with a cannon at a fortress, if you want to hit your target, it’s all about ballistics.
Tonight on Inquiry, we have a far ranging and lively talk with visual artist HOWARD JOHNSON. Howard has been an active artist since the late 1960s and his unique and complex work often contains iconic imagery from ancient arcane texts as well as pop culture.
Tonight on Inquiry we have a lively discussion with L. HUNTER LOVINS, President and Founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions. It is her belief that the best way to solve the impending climate crises just happens to also be the way out of our current economic crisis.
What will life be like for humanity in the year 2100? Will it be all jet packs and renegade androids? Tonight on Inquiry, we speak with writer and Professor of Theoretical Physics at City University, New York MICHIO KAKU.
Birds are great barometers of an areas environmental degradation. When bird populations are healthy and species diversity is high, you know you have found a place with a variety of protected natural habitats. There are 10,000 species of birds in the world today.
MARY CASIELLO is a unique singer and songwriter who has worked hard to carve out a performing career in New England. Tune in to find out how she started writing songs, about her experiences at the Berklee College of Music and what it takes to make it as a singer in Boston.
RICHARD S. OSTFELD is the Senior Scientist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies. For many years now he has been studying the ecology of Lyme Disease. What he and his fellow researchers have discovered will change the way you view this disease.
On August 31, 1886 a powerful earthquake devastated Charleston, South Carolina leaving most of the city in ruins and most pf the residents living on the streets. Tonight’s guests, writer SUSAN MILLAR WILLIAMS and writer/editor STEPHEN G.
Francis Alÿs is a contemporary artist who was born in Belgium but now lives and works in Mexico City.
The Netherlands has a rich history of avante guard jazz.
Tonight, Inquiry welcomes back prolific author, teacher, tour leader and originator of the Kaufman Field Guide Series KENN KAUFMAN. His new book is a wonderful study guide on how to improve your field skills as a birder.
What do Zeus, Rama, Sinbad, Finn McCool, Oya, Professor James Moriarity, The White Tights, Darth Vader, The Furies and the Daleks all have in common? They are all considered “badasses” by tonight’s guest, author BEN THOMPSON.
Beginning in 1961, the United States, under President Kennedy, began using Agent Orange in Vietnam as part of their “Flexible Response” strategy for combating insurgency worldwide.
GORDON B. LANKTON is Chairman of the Board, Nypro Inc. An engineering graduate of Cornell University, in 2007 he founded the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, with the largest collection of Russian icons publicly displayed outside of Russia.
Edith Piaf was one of the great singers and song interpreters of the twentieth century. Yet her life reads like a latter day version of Les Miserables. Described as a Gallic fusion of Billie Holiday and Judy Garland, my guest tonight describes her as more feral than that.
Tonight on Inquiry, we welcome LISA FISCHMAN, Director of the Davis Museum at Wellesley College and LISA BINDER, Associate Curator at the Museum For African Art in New York. They will be discussing the exhibition EL ANATSUI: WHEN I LAST WROTE TO YOU ABOUT AFRICA at the Davis till June 26.
Since Paleolithic times, human societies have singled out fossil sea urchins as something unique and important. These fossils have been found, sometimes by the hundreds, in burial mounds, fashioned into ancient tools and beads, or used as good luck talismans.
Every year there is a contest to see how well computer programs can imitate human conversations. Conceived decades earlier by the legendary scientist Alan Turing, this battle between “meat and math” involves judges communicating blindly with either a computer or a human via a keyboard.
“To understand the history of fish is to understand our own origins”.
Patricia Neal was one of the most revered and well-respected actresses of stage, film and television.
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