KERA Think Podcast: Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity

What’s it like in the slum settlements of Mumbai? Katherine Boo, staff writer for The New Yorker, spent three years reporting on the Annawadi settlement near the city’s airport.

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Kera Think Podcast: Hunting for Alien Worlds

How many earth-like or at least habitable planets might be out there for us to discover? KERA talks with planet hunter and Harvard University Professor of Astronomy Dimitar Sasselov.

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Kera Think Podcast: Mexico Today and Tomorrow

With thousands dead in the country’s drug war, Mexico is going through seriously tough times. But why is the country facing these challenges and what can be done to help? Roderic Ai Camp, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College and author of “Mexico: What Everyone Needs to Know” discusses.

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Kera Think Podcast: The Infinity Puzzle w/ Frank Close

What do the first hints of the Higgs boson, which were announced last month at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider, mean for the study of physics? We’ll find out this hour with University of Oxford Physicist Frank Close, author of “The Infinity Puzzle: Quantum Field Theory and the Hunt for an Orderly Universe”.

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