The InSight mission is about to make the hair-raising descent to the surface of the Red Planet.
Radiolab 🔬In less than 30 min, @NASAInSight "must survive the 'seven minutes of terror' - the time it takes for a probe entering Mars' thin atmosphere at hypersonic speed to slow to walking pace and gently put itself on the ground."
Part One of our Border Trilogy, in which we chronicle an unlikely legal showdown between high schoolers in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the country and the US Border Patrol.
Radiolab 🔬For the first installment of our three-part border series, we travel to El Paso, Texas, the home of an unlikely legal showdown between a group of high schoolers and the US Border Patrol.
The highest court in the land isn’t safe from mansplaining.
Radiolab 🔬In this episode of More Perfect, the rules of oral argument at the Supreme Court are strict: when a justice speaks, the advocate has to shut up. But a law student noticed that the rules were getting broken again and again — by men.
The president’s changing story, which has stunned advisers, is part of a lifelong habit of attempting to create his own version of reality.
Radiolab 🔬A few months ago we ran a story about audio and video manipulation. @nickbilton told us, “if that technology existed today, I can guarantee you that Donald Trump would have responded by saying, oh, it’s fake. It’s fake news. It’s fake audio.”