Cosmos Legacy

UVA Astronomer Ed Murphy talks about the rebirth of Cosmos and the legacy of Carl Sagan.


Media scholar Bill Kovarik talks revolution, democracy and a free press.

Media and Democracy Feb25

Media and Democracy

University of Virginia Professor of Media Studies Christopher Ali explores the proposed merger between Comcast and Time-Warner, the role of the FCC, net neutrality, and issues of media and democracy in a new high-tech world.

Bruce Fein on the NSA and Liberty Feb20

Bruce Fein on the NSA and Liberty

Bruce Fein talks NSA, domestic spying, government power, and the future of America.

We See You

JMU Professor of Government Bob Roberts considers the government use of live-feed, remote-viewed cameras and its impact on civil liberties.

A Big Fracking Lie

Mike Tidwell of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network explores the latest on fracking in Virginia.

Listening to Space

Dr. Scott Ransom is with the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Charlottesville, VA.

Dark Matter Jan24

Dark Matter

UVA astronomer Ed Murphy has the very latest in the exciting search for dark matter in the Universe— plus a new supernova and the story about a “big” Mercury coming soon to a night sky near you.

Inside Charlottesville with Coy Barefoot Jan19

Inside Charlottesville with Coy Barefoot

January 19, 2014 guests include Lisa Green, a member of the Charlottesville Planning Commission who talks about finding the Landmark Hotel project “blighted;” Jonathan Rintels of the Center for Creative Voices in Media shares his candid reaction to the shocking U.S. Court of Appeal decision regarding the sad fate of net neutrality; and Blue Ridge InternetWorks’ Baylor Fooks reacts to that decision as well.

Future of the Net

Baylor Fooks of Blue Ridge InternetWorks reacts to the recent Appeals Court decision regarding Net Neutrality.

Net Neutrality Loses Jan14

Net Neutrality Loses

Jonathan Rintels explores today’s breaking news: that the U.S. Court of Appeals has struck down the FCC’s Net Neutrality regulation. This could prove to be one of the most significant court decisions of our age.

Wakefield Responds

Vilified, demonized and attacked from all sides, Coy Barefoot talks to British physician Dr. Andy Wakefield, the man who sparked a firestorm of controversy over vaccines, autism and public health.

Age of Autism

Age of Autism co-author and founder Mark Blaxill reviews the year 2013 in autism and looks to the future.

Bought: The Hidden Story Jan08

Bought: The Hidden Story

Celebrated documentary filmmaker Jeff Hays discusses his latest project, Bought: The Hidden Story behind Vaccines, Big Pharma and Your Food.

Top 10 Space Stories of 2013

UVA Astronomer Ed Murphy counts down the Top Ten Space Stories of 2013. From Voyager One to the movie Gravity to the Chelyabinsk Meteor YouTube sensation, it was quite an amazing year!

Social Media 2013

Marijean Jaggers considers the Best and Worst in Social Media of 2013.

GOP and Evolution

Professor of Political Science Bob Roberts considers a recent study which found that an increasing number of American conservatives do not believe in the science of evolution. What does it mean that the GOP is becoming more evangelical, not less?

Electric Cville

Charlottesville realtor and green energy advocate Roger Voisnet discusses a recently launched historic effort to build a network of electric car chargers in the City of Charlottesville.

Historic Discovery Dec13

Historic Discovery

UVA Astronomer Ed Murphy discusses the exciting and historic discovery of 125-mile plumes of water erupting on the Jupiter moon Europa.

Pam Moran

Albemarle County Schools Superintendent Pam Moran explores the latest developments in public education.