Karen Lewis, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, College of Wooster OH, studies x-rays to find the presence of Active Galactic Nucleus (AGN)-a super-massive black hole at the center of a galaxy. Lewis explains how to pick out the AGN from the rest of the universe's x-ray sources.
Since 1969, children and adults alike have flocked to the place where residents coexist in harmony. Here, children learn to use their imaginations, build social skills, and respect people's differences.
Travis T. Tygart, C.E.O., U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, best known for his agency's investigation of Lance Armstrong, advocates for the integrity of sports and clean athletes. Norman Fost, UW School of Medicine Professor of Pediatrics and Bioethics, presents arguments against doping rules in sports.
David Maraniss, author, explores the life and family history of President Barack Obama. In his biography, Maraniss delves into the values and the forces which set Obama on course toward becoming President.
JoAnne Robbins, Professor, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, explores the physiology of swallowing foods and liquids. Clinician researchers at the UW Swallowing Speech and Dining Enhancement (SSWAL-ADE) Program are developing new beverages that increase swallowing safety with taste appeal.
Kurt Sampson, Naturalist, Aztalan State Park, shares photographs taken during excavations at Aztalan State Park. The photos, dated 1919, 1920 and 1932, offer a glimpse into the site's prehistoric occupation.
BJ Casey, Sackler Professor, Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, presents the latest findings on brain and behavior, which may explain increased risk taking and experimentation during adolescence. Casey discusses treatments used to promote rehabilitation and to...