Fatal Fashion, New Horizons in Space, Science & Diplomacy

Fatal Fashion, New Horizons in Space, Science & Diplomacy

Constant Wonder

  • Aug 30, 2019 8:00 pm
  • 1:41:15 mins
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Consumptive Chic Guest: Carolyn A. Day, Assistant Professor, Furman University, author “Consumptive Chic”  There was a time when you were beautiful if you looked like you had tuberculosis. When Looks Could Kill Guest: Alison Matthews David, Associate Professor, School of Fashion, Ryerson University, Toronto, and author, "Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present" From deadly dyes to toxic tophats, Alison Matthews David has studied the deadly side of fashion.  New Horizons Guest: Anne Verbiscer, Professor, Astronomy, University of Virginia We explore the outer reaches of the solar system, including and beyond Pluto, with the New Horizons space probe.  Diplomacy & Science Guest: Heath Bailey, Economic Section Chief, US Embassy, Dakar, Senegal Sharing science and technology can break down barriers between nations. It's an area where we can find willing partners on all sides. Space exploration, for example, requires international cooperation to build observatories and landing sites.

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