Apr 27, 2017
Solar eclipses have fascinated us since the beginning of human existence. Astronomer and anthropologist Anthony Aveni discusses the cultural history of eclipses, the science behind them, and gives some tips for watching two upcoming US total solar eclipses.
Apr 20, 2017
Your personal data isn't safe even when you shop offline. Retailers are tracking your behavior and evaluating your value as a customer in physical stores. Privacy expert and author Joseph Turow discusses the ways they are doing this and what you can do to protect your privacy.
Apr 13, 2017
Daily Beast correspondent and author Jamie Kirchick discusses why the Europe we know may cease to exist as Russian meddling, uncertainty about the future of NATO, and events like Brexit push the EU in a new and uncertain direction.
Apr 6, 2017
Noted historian and author Carlos Eire breaks down some of the myths about Martin Luther and the Reformation and provides an insightful look at the history of the Catholic and Protestant religions from medieval to modern times.
Apr 3, 2017
Kathleen A. Foster, curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, discusses the blockbuster new book and exhibition about American watercolor in the late 19th and early 20th century.