Lunar samples are a time capsule. Scientists say we should go back for more.
Byrd Pinkertonbrian wrote a little love poem to moon rock science
it's out of this world (har har)
but seriously. read it if you want to understand that "we’ve learned a ton from less than a ton of moon rocks."
Move over, fruit flies, rats and zebrafish. Squid and octopuses have elaborate brains and behaviors, and scientists say studying them in the laboratory could yield important biological insights.
Byrd Pinkerton"In the U.S., animal welfare rules for scientific research don't apply to animals without backbones, he says, but researchers here have nonetheless spent a lot of time thinking about humane treatment.
MORE ON THIS PLS OCTOPI ARE VERY SMART THIS SEEMS BAD
The Olin Foundation funded the Federalist Society, seminars for judges, and much more.
Byrd PinkertonMy favorite part of this Future Perfect episode? Dylan asks the former president of the Olin Foundation, James Piereson, basically:
Hey, is the thing you did for most of your career fundamentally undemocratic?
Piereson was a very good sport about it.
The state made education funding more fair, but it also made a lot of people mad.
Byrd PinkertonBack in the 90s, this Whiting school was having trouble raising enough money to stay afloat.
But in those mountains you can see in the distance, there were ski towns raising money MUCH more easily.
But then Vermont made school funding much more fair.
Why some activists think it’s time for fully open borders.
Byrd Pinkertoni was not sold on the idea of open borders before we started working on this episode.
but @dylanmatt's interview with @fabiorojas did a LOT to convince me... and then @frescoleon's perspective was a useful reality check.
If the world doesn’t get its act together on climate change, this could be our last resort.
Byrd Pinkerton.@dylanmatt let me make a radio play with @umairfan for the beginning of this episode. it has everything: the state of new jersey, a robot cat named oce-bot, and president ariana grande.