James Sweitzer

Oct. 24, 2008

The $3 Million Projector

In the recent presidential debates, Senator John McCain referred to "$3 million for an overhead projector" as an example of wasteful spending. We'll talk with the head of the planetarium that wanted the projector about what it is and why the planetarium r

planetarium, projector, campaing, election, education

AVAILABLE IN ITUNES

Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

view more

FEATURED PLAYLIST

Train Tech

BOOKS BY OUR GUESTS

Mystery Box

Building Bridges From Plastic Shampoo Bottles

A New Jersey company transforms plastic waste into beams sturdy enough to support tanks and trains.

Science Friday® is produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Science Friday® and SciFri® are registered service marks of Science Friday, Inc. Site design by Pentagram; engineering by Mediapolis.

 

topics