Schedules

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Photo, above: Rosetta is a robotic space probe built and launched by the European Space Agency to perform a detailed study of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.  On 6 August 2014 it approached the comet to a distance of about 100 km (62 mi) and reduced its relative velocity to 1 m/s (3.3 ft/s), thus...

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Photo, above:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Saturday night was a rock star in Madison Square Garden, filled to overflowing with enthusiastic Indian Americans; no ticket available for love nor money.   Slate: Mad About Modi
 Why the controversial Indian prime minister drew 19,000 cheering...

Monday 29 September 2014

Photo, above:  Libya; by courtesy of ‪www.stripes.com, with thanks. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Thaddeus McCotter, WJR, The Great Voice of the Great Lakes Hour One Monday  29 September  2014  / Hour 1, Block A: Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor, & Bill Roggio, Long War Journal...

Sunday 28 September 2014

Photo, above: Albert Camus.  See Hour 2, Blocks A & B: Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel... by Sean B. Carroll; by courtesy of and with thanks to wordsonimages.com  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 28 September 2014...

Saturday 27 September 2014

Photo: Elephantine Island, in the Nile: see The Nile: A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present by Toby Wilkinson. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 27 September 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy by Jo Marchant Saturday 27 September...

Friday 26 September 2014

Photo, above: ISS with five moudles docked. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  26 September 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Michael Vlahos, Naval War College, in re: U.S.-led coalition bomb ISIS oil sites in Syria for 2nd straight day as Britain, Belgium and Denmark announce they are joining the fight ...

Thursday 25 September 2014

Photo, above: Staten Island Chuck's Charlotte's second cousin in Schenectady. She's devastated by the loss of Charlotte this past spring.  Marmota monax; Marmotte commune d'Amérique JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board & host of OpinionJournal.com. ...

Wednesday 24 September 2014

Photo, above: Echoing Tiananmen, 17-year-old Hong Kong student prepares for democracy battle He's one of the fieriest political activists in Hong Kong — he's been called an "extremist" by China's state-run media — and he's not even old enough to drive.  Meet 17-year-old Joshua Wong, a skinny,...

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Photo, above: The preserved ruins of a Bronze Age wheelhouse and broch at Jarlshof, described as "one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles". See below, Hour 3, Blocks A & B,   John Nicolson, Telegraph. Shetland (Scottish Gaelic: Sealtainn), also called...

Monday 22 September 2014

  Photo, above: Yemen Shiite rebels seize government HQ, PM resigns    Yemen’s Houthi rebels seized control of cabinet headquarters in Sana’a as clashes showed no sign of letting up even after the United Nations envoy said he brokered an agreement to end the crisis. Prime Minister Mohammed Salem...

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