NASA recently announced the discovery of a new planet just 137 light-years away from us. The “super-Earth,” dubbed TOI-715 b, is about one-and-a-half times larger than our planet and could possibly support life. We’ll talk with Swarthmore College astronomy professor Eric Jensen about the discovery.
Apple has launched Vision Pro, a $3,500 virtual reality headset that’s a phone, computer and TV combined, and experts say it will change how people work and play. But could it also change how we interact with each other? And is walking around with tech strapped to our faces really a good idea? We’ll talk about the future of VR with Nilay Patel, editor-in-chief of The Verge.
You know the Kelce brothers and the Williams sisters, but have you heard of ballet’s Roxander brothers? Ashton Roxander, principal dancer at the Philadelphia Ballet, and Jake Roxander, formerly at Philadelphia Ballet and now dancing with American Ballet Theatre, join us for a conversation about the rigors of competition, the changing art form, and how their relationship helps sustain them.