Guests: ADAM RIESS
Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, Maryland STEVEN BLOCK
Professor of Applied Physics and Biological Sciences
Stanford, California MICHAEL OSTERHOLM
Former Minnesota State Epidemiologist
Chair and CEO, ICAN, Inc.
Living Terrors: What America Needs to Know to Survive the Coming Bioterrorist Catastrophe (Delacorte Press, 2000)
Eden Prairie, Minnesota Astronomers have caught a glimpse of the most distant exploding star ever found. The sighting may confirm the presence of a mysterious "dark energy" pushing the universe apart. In this hour, we'll take a look at what the find may mean. Then, we'll take a look at the threat of bioterrorism. What would happen in the event of an attack? Are we as a nation too complacent?
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