Schedules

Sunday 5 October 2014

Photo, above: Cato and Republican Liberty  This image comes from the 1713 first edition of Joseph Addison's play Cato. A Tragedy, which was highly influential in the decades leading up to the American Revolution with its story of the courageous Cato the Younger defying Julius Caesar and choosing...

Saturday 4 October 2014

Photo, above:  Generalized geological map of Mars.  See Hour 4, Blocks A & B, Turning Dust to Gold: Building a Future on the Moon and Mars (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration) by Haym Benaroya JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 4 October  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: The Last Viking: The...

Friday 3 October 2014

Photo, above:  see Hour 4, Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs by David Grimm JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  3 October  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Jim McTague, Barron's Washington, in re: Jittery markets await US jobs growth data  September jobs growth is expected to be...

Thursday 2 October 2014

Photo, above: Geep-sea hydrothermal vents.  See Hour 4, Block D,  Sid Perkins, Science magazine, plumes of methane bubbles found along the East Coast  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Thursday  2 October  2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Francis Rose, Federal News Radio.  Larry Johnson, NoQuarter; in re: Is...

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Photo, above: Rosetta is a robotic space probe built and launched by the European Space Agency to perform a detailed study of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.  On 6 August 2014 it approached the comet to a distance of about 100 km (62 mi) and reduced its relative velocity to 1 m/s (3.3 ft/s), thus...

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Photo, above:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who on Saturday night was a rock star in Madison Square Garden, filled to overflowing with enthusiastic Indian Americans; no ticket available for love nor money.   Slate: Mad About Modi
 Why the controversial Indian prime minister drew 19,000 cheering...

Monday 29 September 2014

Photo, above:  Libya; by courtesy of ‪www.stripes.com, with thanks. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Co-host: Thaddeus McCotter, WJR, The Great Voice of the Great Lakes Hour One Monday  29 September  2014  / Hour 1, Block A: Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor, & Bill Roggio, Long War Journal...

Sunday 28 September 2014

Photo, above: Albert Camus.  See Hour 2, Blocks A & B: Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel... by Sean B. Carroll; by courtesy of and with thanks to wordsonimages.com  JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Sunday 28 September 2014...

Saturday 27 September 2014

Photo: Elephantine Island, in the Nile: see The Nile: A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present by Toby Wilkinson. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Saturday 27 September 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: The Shadow King: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy by Jo Marchant Saturday 27 September...

Friday 26 September 2014

Photo, above: ISS with five moudles docked. JOHN BATCHELOR SHOW Hour One Friday  26 September 2014 / Hour 1, Block A: Michael Vlahos, Naval War College, in re: U.S.-led coalition bomb ISIS oil sites in Syria for 2nd straight day as Britain, Belgium and Denmark announce they are joining the fight ...

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