The Brian Lehrer Show

Take A Photo Of The Sky At 7:10 a.m.

Monday, December 01, 2014

The Brian Lehrer Show is asking listeners to take a photo of the sky at exactly 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday, 12/2. Use the hashtag #BLS710. 
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A Pale Blue Dot of Perspective

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Check out some of our favorite images snapped by the Voyager spacecraft, including the famous "Pale Blue Dot" we describe in our Escape episode.
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PHOTOS: First Look at New Park on Governors Island

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The city unveiled a new park on Governors Island on Thursday with curving paths, towering sculptures and dozens of hammocks. Though it won't open to visitors until May 2014, we got a sneak peek.

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Photos Documenting NYC Latino Experience To Be Digitized by Columbia

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Five thousand pictures documenting Hispanics in New York City will be preserved by Columbia University. The photos, from El Diario/La Prensa's archives from 1978 to 2001, will be digitized and indexed, and will be accessible through the university's library.



7 Billion People And Trillions Of Creatures To Be Photographed Together on July 19

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Carl Sagan once wrote a mischievous paper called "A Search for Life on Earth from the Galileo Spacecraft". Being a living Earthling, he knew he'd find life here. So what was he really up to? The experiment he ran in 1990 is about to be repeated in a few weeks. Here's my closer look.

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New Photo Exhibit by Ahae Opens in Grand Central Station

Friday, October 14, 2011

Visitors and passerby to Grand Central Station can now take a look through a window in South Korea. For "Through My Window," the photographer Ahae took more than a million pictures through the window of his house, which overlooks an organic nature preserve in South Korea.

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The Takeaway

Can Rep. Anthony Weiner Survive the Scandal?

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) admitted Monday to sending lewd photos of himself to women he met online. The revelation came after Weiner denied sending photos of himself, saying that his Twitter account was hacked. In a lengthy and teary press conference, Rep. Weiner apologized to his wife, his family and the media for his behavior. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for an investigation of Weiner. Can the congressman survive the scandal?

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Snapshot | Last Night of Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 17, 2011

One-thousand red lanterns hang at Market Street and Division Street in Chinatown to mark the final day of the two-week Chinese New Year celebration. (Stephen Nessen/ WNYC)