Astrophysicist extraordinaire Neil DeGrasse Tyson discusses the past, present, and future of Americaâs space program. Tyson talks with Living on Earthâs Steve Curwood about his latest book âSpace Chronicles â Facing the Ultimate Frontierâ and about why America needs to return to space.
Few have heard the world as Bernie Krause has. Originally trained as a musician, he spent years recording the most famous musicians of the 1960s and 70s. Then he left the studio to explore the origins of music in nature. Krause has recorded wild sounds in places few have ever been or even dreamed of. Living on Earthâs Ike Sriskandarajah listens in.
A history of the modern shopping mall on the program "Living on Earth."
Off earth mining and galactic gas stations - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Rick Tumlinson is a US businessman whose ambition is to mine asteroids and to then use the material he extracts to power spacecraft and satellites. He talks of developing galactic "gas stations".