What can rats teach us about empathy? As one University of Chicago neurobiologist discovered, we can learn from them a lot.
Even though the Doomsday Clock is a symbolic metaphor, understanding the meaning behind it is a matter of life and death.
What turned a powerful businessman into an international advocate for human rights.
A leading astronomer searches the stars for habitable planets and alien life.
A UChicago scholar and theorist explains why the idea of the “good life” and the presidency of Donald Trump have shattered our connections and sense of belonging.
A UChicago scholar searches for the processes underlying sustainable cities by studying a million neighborhoods.
A UChicago behavioral psychologist explains why talking to strangers will make you happier than you think, but why it’s so difficult.
Presidential scholar William Howell examines historic decision and its impact on power in the White House.
The director of the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago explains how archaeological investment becomes a form of diplomacy.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg On Polarization, Discrimination and Her Favorite Dissent (Ep. 30)
For this episode, please enjoy a special conversation with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discussing her history and role on the Supreme Court.