The John Batchelor Show

Schedules

Wednesday 31 July 2013

Photo, above:  Faster than light/FTL. See: Hour 1, Block C, Dr. David M. Livingston, The Space Show; Richard Obousy, President of Icarus Intergalactic; & at Baylor University.  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One  Wednesday  31 July 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Scott Harold, Associate Political Scientist...

Tuesday 30 July 2013

  Photo, above: The Idaho Department of Lands approved two permits to Alta Mesa Services to drill for oil and gas in Payette County. The permits, issued June 11 and June 27, were for two separate sites. . . . The new sites are north of New Plymouth. The state will allow Alta Mesa to drill to 5,800...

Monday 29 July 2013

Photo, above: The globe of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN, is seen illuminated outside Geneva, Switzerland.  See: Hour 4, Block D, Danny Hakim, NYT, in re: Faster Than the Speed of Light? JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Monday 29 July  2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Thomas Joscelyn,...

Sunday 28 July 2013

Photo, above: Rafik and Lina Hariri. See: Hour 1, Block A, Michele Dunne, vice president and director of the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council; the distinguished and much-beloved Hariri was assassinated on 14 February 2005, when explosives equivalent to around 1800 kg...

Saturday 27 July 2013

Photo, above: University of California, Berkeley Free Speech Movement – 1964-1965. See: Hour 3, Block A, The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America by James T. Patterson In the 1964–1965 academic year, students at the University of California, Berkeley spent months protesting against the...

Friday 26 July 2013

Photo, above: Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi.  See: Hour 3, Block A, Michael Ledeen, FDD. Some followers of the dissident Iranian cleric Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi say his health has further deteriorated in prison. Boroujerdi, who supports the separation of religion from the...

Thursday 25 July 2013

Photo, above: Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi, who's been imprisoned in Evin Prison since 2006, has spoken in favor of tolerance; of separation of religion and state; of fraternity with Jews, "God's children," and against the regime, says it’s using religion as bullies as did bin Laden.  (...

Wednesday 24 July 2013

Photo, above: View from Mars Orbiter Showing Curiosity Rover at 'Shaler' JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-hosts: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, and Dr David Livingston, The Space Show Hour One  Wednesday 24 July 2013 / Hour 1, Block A: Anne Stevenson-Yang, co-founder of J Capital Research based in Beijing, in re...

Tuesday 23 July 2013

  Picture, above: Floating Cities (8 Ways Magnetic Levitation Could Shape the Future - How Maglev Technology Works) See: Hour 2, Block B,  Charles Pellegrino, author and explorer, in re: maglev and hyperloop. Our planet can be a crowded, polluted, crazy place. But a new design concept proposes that...

Monday 22 July 2013

Photo, above: "Arab intellectuals facing the challenge of change" - Sayyid Qutb was an Egyptian author, educator, Islamic theorist, poet, and the leading member of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood in the 1950s and 60s.  See: Hour 3, Block C, Eric Trager, Washington Institute and Wall Street Journal...

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