The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Friday 4 January 2013

 Image: NASA heralds hundreds of billions of planets.  Perception can require microlensing, explanation above.JOHN BATCHELOR SHOWHour OneFriday  4 Jan 2012 / Hour 1, Block A: JimMcTague, Barron’s, in re:  Jobs report: U.S. Continues to Add Jobs at Slow Pace, Report Shows   Employers added 155,000...

Thursday 3 January 2013

 Photo, above: A Bedouin guard stands outside a pumping station near Arish in northern Sinai.Smuggled Libyan weapons flood into Egypt   By Leila Fadel.   EL ARISH, Egypt — Large caches of weapons from Libya are making their way across the Egyptian border and flooding black markets in Egypt’s...

Wednesday 2 January 2013

 Photo, above: Open-pit mining at Gyama, Medrogunkar, near Lhasa in Tibet. Copper, gold, molybdenum and zinc are mined at Gyama.  Chinese use dangerous low technologies, contaminate vast subregions, and take all the money away - $570 million recently taken from a Tibetan gold mine - to Beijing (and...

Tuesday 1 January 2013

Photo, above: The tiny Tuscan island of Montecristo, whose mysterious history is filled with saints, monks and pirates, is to be opened up to the public for the first time. For almost 40 years, since it became a nature reserve, only scientists and researchers have been allowed within three miles of...

Monday 31 December 2012

 Photo, above: future technology - a concrete watch (see second two segments of fourth hour,  Darwin's Devices: What Evolving Robots Can Teach Us About the History of Life and the Future of Technology by John Long.JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW  MONDAY 905PM EDT (805P Pacific): Wonder Girl: The Magnificent...

Sunday 30 December 2012

   Above: Folk art depiction of Lady Triệu (225–248), a female warrior in Third-Century Vietnam who managed for a time successfully to resist the Chinese state of Eastern Wu during its occupation of Vietnam. She's also called Triệu Thị Trinh, although her actual given name is unknown. She is quoted...

Saturday 29 December 2012

  Text, above: Fannie Mae gathers her skirts JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Saturday 905P Eastern Time:   The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History by Kirsten Grind; 1 of 4 Saturday 920P Eastern Time:   The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest...

Friday 28 December 2012

 Above:  Great Seal of the Cherokee NationJOHN BATCHELOR SHOWFriday 905P Eastern Time: . A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke by James P. P. Horn; 1 of 2Friday 920P Eastern Time:  . A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of...

Thursday 27 December 2012

  First Hour. Thursday 905P Eastern Time:  The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared Cosmology Could Transform the World (The Terry Lectures Series) by Nancy Ellen Abrams and Joel R. Primack (Jun 5, 2012) Thursday 920P Eastern Time:  The New Universe and the Human Future: How a Shared...

Wednesday 26 December 2012

 Photo, above: Aerial view of Mount Surabuchi on the Island of Iwo Jima, Japan. Camera Operator: PHAN LEE MCCASKILL, USN. Date Shot: 28 Sep 2001JOHN BATCHELOR  SHOWWednesday 905P Eastern Time: PACIFIC WAR UNCENSORED, THE: A War Correspondent's Unvarnished Account of the Fight Against Japan by...

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