Talking About Pornography, Space Archaeology, A Spy In Canaan
Top of Mind with Julie Rose
- Jul 5, 2018 11:00 pm
- 1:41:50 mins
Dragonfly, The Mission to Saturn’s Moon (Originally Aired: 2/15/18) Guest: Jani Radebaugh, PhD, Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University Besides Earth, there is only one other place we know of in our solar system where liquids accumulate in clouds, rain down and flow in rivers across the surface. That place is Titan, one of Saturn’s moons. NASA has chosen as a finalist to receive funding for an exploratory mission that would involve landing a helicopter-like drone on the surface of Titan: the Dragonfly. Talking to Your Kids about Pornography (Originally Aired: 2/28/18) Guest: Brian Willoughby, PhD, Professor, Family Life, Brigham Young University When kids used pornography a generation ago, it usually meant racy magazines stashed under a bed. But kids today live their lives on screens, often being fed content that they weren’t even looking for. What can parents do to prepare their children for pornography that pops up during an internet search or the sidebar ads on their favorite sports page? Space Archaeology (Originally Aired: 3/29/2018) Guest: Sarah Parcak, PhD, Founder, President, GlobalXplorer, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Founding Director, Laboratory for Global Observation, University of Alabama at Birmingham Sarah Parcak is a space archaeologist, and she wants you to be one too. You don’t have to travel in a rocket ship or use a telescope. All you need is an internet connection and some patience, because space archaeology entails studying satellite images to find hidden treasure. Iconic Civil Rights Photographer’s Double Life as an FBI Informant (Originally Aired: 5/11/2018) We’ve known for a long time that the FBI was spying on key figures in the movement. But when an investigative journalist at the Commercial Appeal newspaper in Memphis revealed that a black photographer named Ernest Withers had been an FBI informant, most people found it hard to believe. He’s been called “the Original Photographer of the Civil Rights Movement.” Martin Luther King, Junior knew and liked him. Withers was so trusted that he went places no white person – and few black journalists, for that matter - could have gone. All the while, he was reporting back to the FBI on what he’d seen and heard.