All over the country, amazing science is happening without institutional or government funding. Matt Cavnar talked to inventors in garages, basements, a Quonset hut, even NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab to see what home inventors are doing in the 21st century.
Bonus Track: "Telepresence"
"Telepresence (Make the Metal Scream)" from T-Bone Burnett's Tooth of Crime (Nonesuch).
PRI's "Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen" explores art's creative influence and transformative power in everyday life. Through richly textured stories and insightful conversation about everything from opera to comic books, PRI's "Studio 360" presents ideas that are provocative, moving, and always engaging. Hosted by novelist and journalist Kurt Andersen, the series is a lively forum for the arts and culture that challenges listeners' perceptions of the world.
Alison Krauss and Robert Plant
The reigning queen of bluegrass teams up with the 1960s rock legend for an album of cover songs called Raising Sand. Krauss and Plant tell Kurt about their unlikely collaboration.