Solar energy projects are sweeping the region, from rooftop and community solar panels to large-scale farms. We'll talk about community solar programs, bigger solar projects and how these intersect with state legislation.
Guest Host: Jennifer Golbeck
Popular culture informs so many of our perceptions of science – even when films or novels stretch science into clearly fictional territory. The federal government makes experts available as advisers to entertainment projects, with the goal of using film and television as a vehicle to improve understanding and appreciation of science. We explore the relationship between science fiction and science fact – and where organizations like NASA and the National Academy of Sciences fit into the conversation.
- Bert Ulrich Multimedia Liaison for Film and Television Collaboration, NASA
- David Lavery Program Executive, Solar System Exploration, NASA
- Ann Merchant Deputy Executive Director, Office of Communications at The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
- Despina Kakoudaki Associate Professor, Department of Literature at American University
Most Recent Shows
The latest on the fight for D.C. statehood, the political fallout from Maryland's Speaker of the House race, and a remembrance of Sterling Tucker.
Can we separate the art from a tortured artist?
D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue to place more and more restrictions around purchasing tobacco products, like increasing the taxes and raising the minimum purchasing age. How do these new restrictions affect smokers? And how successful are they at curbing youth smoking?