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Science, Tech & Environment

Remote control war

Those unmanned aircraft that fly over war zones do have pilots. But they sit in a high-tech cockpit back in the United States. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Air Force Colonel Eric Mathewson, who has spent many hours at the controls of aircraft in Afghanistan, about what's it's like to be thousands of miles away from your war zone.

Arts, Culture & Media

Hafez Nazeri

We're going to hear about a brand new musical instrument. It's called the 'Hafez.' It was created by Iranian musician Hafez Nazeri. He says it's in the setar family. Hafez Nazeri says it was time to update it.

Politics

Programming an ethical robot warrior

Can a robot be programmed to make life-and-death decisions on the battlefield? Some researchers are currently working to develop software that will help robots make moral and legal decisions on their own. We speak with Ronald Arkin at Georgia Tech.

Politics

Going to Mars

Today, President Obama outlined his vision for NASA's future, including a manned mission to Mars. Russia and Europe are also planning missions to the red planet, but experts don't expect a new international space race. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.