Catherine Asaro and David Brin discuss how technology shapes sci-fi — and how sci-fi shapes technology.
Nuclear physicist Ernest Moniz talks about the challenges that the Trump administration will face.
If nuclear war ever breaks out, these men and women will be on the front lines.
The Autorennationalmannschaft, or "Autonama," competes against literary teams from across the world.
Scientists from Iran loom large in the history of American innovation, but some Iranian Americans are considering moving elsewhere.
Water-starved cities around the world are starting to turn to a once-unpalatable solution: recycling their sewage. And they have a surprising pioneer to thank for developing the technology — the southern African desert country of Namibia.
Jörg Möller, a German engineer, is dismantling a plant that his father helped build.
In this up to the minute account of the current financial crisis, Dan Gross goes step by step through the timeline leading up to the October 2008 bail-out and explains what exactly happened. Using information and statistics only weeks old, he offers a thorough and enlightening analysis of where we all go from here.
"A witty and fun analysis"
"Trump's Comments Leave Some European Leaders Worried about the Future of NATO" is from the July 21, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.
"What a Solar Eclipse and Laser Physics Could Teach Us about Malaria-Carrying Mosquitoes" is from the September 3, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.
"A New Documentary Shows the Surprising, Circular Journey of Japanese Brazilians" is from the April 22, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.
Magunga Williams never forgot the way that a house full of books, in a city with too few, enriched his young life in Kenya.
"South African Women Share Their Experiences with Racism at Schools" is from the September 12, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.
America's election results were announced on the same day Germany marks the fall of the Berlin Wall. But unlike some of Donald Trump's US critics, Germans are very careful to avoid drawing parallels between the president-elect and their past.
"Inspired by US Activists, Poland Moves toward Europe's Most Restrictive Abortion Law" is from the April 12, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.
"From China to High School in Small-Town America" is from the June 25, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.
Despite all the change anticipated in Washington, we should expect continuity when it comes to nuclear weapons policy, says Ambassador Adam Scheinman, who has served as the State Department's special representative to the president for nuclear nonproliferation since 2014.
"Witness: 'I Could See People Lying on the Ground'" is from the July 22, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.