Physicist Derek Muller embarks on an epic journey across the globe to explain the fascinating details of uranium’s birth and longevity. Born from the collapse of a star, uranium has brought hope, progress and destruction.
Witness the explosion of life on the reef as the wet season approaches: corals spawn, sea birds nest and thousands of turtle hatchlings erupt over the beaches. Soon torrential rain and storms will bring change and upheaval to the delicate ecosystem.
What does personalized, genomic medicine mean for cancer treatment? Discussing advances in medical care are Dr. Mark Evers of the Markey Cancer Center and Dr. Susan Smyth of the Gill Heart Institute at the University of Kentucky.
A powerful story of the most destructive invention in human history, outlining how America developed the nuclear bomb, how it changed the world and how it continues to loom large in our lives. Witness the raw power and strangely compelling beauty of rare views of above-ground nuclear tests.
History comes alive through an examination with host Barry Bernson of the artifacts around us. Included are modern Kentucky icons: Bill Monroe's mandolin, Harland Sanders' original pressure cooker, and an Adolph Rupp model basketball. The objects span the course of time from 1000 A.D. to 2013, from a stone axe to a space satellite.
Bill Goodman talks with Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Dave Adkisson about the organization's annual business summit now underway in Louisville, and the group's new report about creating a culture of competitiveness in the state.
Family Scholar House in Louisville works to end the cycle of poverty by providing housing and educational support to single-parent students and their families. KET's Renee Shaw examines the group's impact on families and the community with Cathe Dykstra, chief possibility officer, president & CEO of the organization.
Substitute host Renee Shaw and her guests discuss jobs and wages. Scheduled guests: Jason Bailey, executive director of the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy; Brian Strow, economics professor at Western Kentucky University and policy scholar for the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions; Caitlin Lally, communications director for United Food and Commercial Workers Local 227; and Julia Crigler, state director of Americans for Prosperity.