The notion of aliens from other planets often conjures images of flying saucers and little green men. But could they really exist?
What do you do if you see illegal, unethical, or wasteful activities in your government job? If you speak out what will happen–to those at fault, and to you? Political scientist Allison Stanger‘s new book recounts a history of whistleblowers and what’s at stake today.
We talk to Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation president and CEO, Jenny Parks, about the Foundation’s work to further education in northern New Mexico.
Heartfelt thanks to the LANL Foundation for sponsoring the Radio Cafe in 2019.
What does it take to be an apprentice on a farm or ranch? What does it take to mentor the apprentices? Paul Neubauer knows both sides, and talks about learning–and teaching–both practical and personal skills on the land.
A chat with mixologist and culinary maven Natalie Bovis about Thanksgiving dinner. We talk about food choices, recipes, cocktails, and how to enjoy the day even if you’re doing all the cooking!
Fred Hampton was a young, charismatic, and brilliant leader in Chicago’s black community when he was gunned down by the police. We talk to Hampton’s attorney and biographer Jeffrey Haas, on the 50th anniversary of Hampton’s death.
Photographer Michael Berman‘s black and white photographs tell the story of life and land on the border, and his essays reveal what happens behind the camera.
Henry Shukman grew up in an academic family and was on the path to an academic career, but a mystical experience and the spontaneous healing of a chronic illness set him on a different path.
Nutritionist, author, and Sustainable Dish podcast host Diana Rodgers talks about the myths and science behind current dietary recommendations — and how to make more informed choices about eating for our own health and a healthy planet.
Are we rapidly approaching the day when artificial intelligence will be smarter than the people who invented it? What are the benefits of AI, and what are the dangers? We talk to computer scientist Melanie Mitchell about her new book.