WHFR Music Performances
ES22: Coral reefs and new tunes! ES8: George Whitesides, "The world we live in is chemistry." Sierra Club Radio: The book "Nukespeak" discussed, how to green your office, and the "red tide" in Florida.
PHILOSOPHY TALKS, from two Stanford U. professors, today discusses the nature and proper use of Wisdom, while on PHILOSOPHY BITES, a British podcast of one interview per episode with a noted philosopher on one topic (ergo "bite-sized'), today features Dan Sperber on the strangeness--and necessity--of what is called Reason.
In this hour of Freakonomics Radio, we’ll dream of the day when bad predictors pay – when the accuracy rate of pundits appear next to their faces on TV, when the weatherman who botches the 5-day forecast by 20 degrees has to make his next appearance soaking wet. We’ll also look at the deep roots of divining what tomorrow brings, from the invention of religion to new understandings of how we make decisions about the future.
EarthSky22--"Richard Feynman is still awesome"; EarthSky8--"Joseph DeSimone on being an inventor"; and Planetary Radio--"Ending the World with a Song at Dragon Con." All science, always provocative!