Upcoming Shows

Here are upcoming Think shows:

April 1, 2020
How Covid-19 Attacks Our Immune System
New York Times reporter Matt Richtel joins us to talk about our complicated immune system, which is capable of both healing the body and turning on it.
April 1, 2020
An Astrophysicist Searches The Cosmos For Meaning
Brian Greene, professor of physics and mathematics and director of Columbia University’s Center for Theoretical Physics, joins us to talk about the many ways we contemplate our existence.
April 2, 2020
Meet Your Microglia: The Brain Cells That Heal And Harm Us
Science writer Donna Jackson Nakazawa joins us to talk about microglia, cells that act as the brain’s housekeeper but can sometimes be unreliable.
April 2, 2020
The Role Of Animals In Human Pandemics
Science writer David Quammen joins us to talk about why an animal-to-human zoonotic transmission happens and what the risk is, now and in the future.
April 3, 2020
To Understand Our 2020 Outbreak, A Return To 1918
Gina Kolata, a New York Times reporter focused on science and medicine, joins us to talk about the scale and mystery of the disease and how pandemics compare then and now.