Why Books Are Still One Of Our Most Durable Technologies Ever

With limited free time for reading, tight publishing markets, and the rise of e-readers, people have been sounding the death knoll for the book for quite some time. But they haven't died. Not even close. So what is it that makes them so enduring? » 11/20/14 4:20pm Thursday 4:20pm

This Is How Artists Make Their Livings In The Internet Age

Cory Doctorow joined us today to answer questions about how creative work and copyright work in the digital age. Among them was a particular interestingly question in an increasingly gig-dependent economy: Can artists still make a living from their art? And, if so, how? » 11/19/14 4:20pm Wednesday 4:20pm

This Could Finally Explain How Mars Got Its Liquid Water

Evidence suggests that Mars had water flowing on its surface at various points in its ancient history. But the evidence also points to temperatures being far too cold at those time for water to be liquid. So, how can both facts be true? At last, this paradox may be on the verge of resolution. » 11/18/14 1:55pm Tuesday 1:55pm