The next frontier in space exploration is Mars, the Red Planet - and human habitation of Mars isn't much farther off. In October 2015, NASA declared Mars "an achievable goal"; that same season, Ridley Scott and Matt Damon's The Martian drew crowds into theaters, grossing over $200 million. Now the National Geographic Channel fast forwards years ahead with Mars, a six-part series documenting and dramatizing the next 25 years as humans land on and learn to live on Mars.
Tired of the everyday grind? Ever dream of a life of romantic adventure? Want to get away from it all? We offer you Escape - designed to free you from the four walls of today for a half-hour of high adventure! In this episode, the first man to conquer Mt. Everest finds another man's cigarette lighter at the top!
A rebroadcast of a Veteran's Day conversation with Paul Rieckhoff, Danial Anfang, and David Myers.
We remember Leonard Cohen with a look back at his 1998 conversation on "Nightwatch."
Neuroscientist Eric Kandel.