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The New International Arms Race in SpaceAnd How to Avoid It
Recorded: Friday, March 7, 2008
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Did the United States test an anti-satellite weapon when it shot down an out-of-control spy satellite earlier this month? Or was it a precautionary measure to protect people on the ground who might have been hit with a fuel tank filled with a poisonous gas?
Experts: Peter L. Hays, Theresa Hitchens, Jeff Kueter, Mike Moore Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Defense and Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Foreign Aid, Government Secrecy, History (International), History (U.S), Science, Technology
Michael Crichton on States of Fear: Science or Politics?
Recorded: Tuesday, November 15, 2005
The late Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park and State of Fear, along with a panel of distinguished scientists, examine the increasing politicization of science.
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Experts: Sallie Louise Baliunas, Michael Crichton, William M. Gray, George H. Taylor Type: Independent Institute Event Issues: Energy, Environment, Science, Technology