Security at the New World Trade Center; Banjo Master Béla Fleck; Marisha Pessl's Night Film; Famous Figures in Physics
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
On today’s show, Scott Raab talks about the challenges of dealing with security at the new World Trade Center. Grammy Award-winning banjo player Béla Fleck plays music from his new album, “The Impostor,” live in our studio. Marisha Pessl talks about Night Film. And we’ll find out about symmetry and the physicist Emmy Noether, whose work in symmetries has been called as important as Einstein’s theory on the speed of light.