Today we travel to a future where a global government institutes a one-child policy on every single family.
NPR science correspondent Geoff Brumfiel tells us what the mission will tell us about the solar system, and how it foreshadows China’s future ambitions on earth and in space.
Short Wave reporter Emily Kwong talks with NPR’s Joe Palca, who explains why these launches are happening now and the goal of the missions when they get there.
NPR science correspondent Dan Charles explains how scientists hope to stop the spread of this invasive pest, the spotted lanternfly, by importing a natural enemy from its home in China.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo is bidding farewell this week to one of its most popular bamboo-loving residents: Bei Bei.