Today’s episode is a rebroadcast from December 18, 2018. Pop open the bubbly—it’s time to celebrate the achievements of our community! For her annual Happy Show, Carousel catches up with local leaders and organizations about all the good work they’ve been doing this year. First, we hear from Aaron Bird Bear (assistant dean of student diversity programs) […]
What are you looking forward to in 2017? What are you happy to say goodbye to moving into the new year? On this last A Public Affair of the year, we’re saying goodbye to 2016, and looking forward to 2017. Today’s open line with Esty Dinur features the issues that matter to you.
In our New Year’s special, host Will Cushman talks to Phil Plait, author of the “Bad Astronomy” blog on Slate.com, about the Earth’s orbit and the different (and confusing) ways that days and years can be measured. We also hit on some of the top science stories of 2016, including the Zika virus and CRISPR/Cas9.