Saturday, January 27
When people are dying and you can only save some, how do you choose? Maybe you save the youngest. Or the sickest. Maybe you even just put all the names in a hat and pick at random. Would your answer change if a sick person was standing right in front of you? This hour we ask what happens, or what should happen, when humans are forced to play god.
Saturday, February 3
We live our lives at human speed -- we experience and interact with the world on a human time scale. But this hour, we put ourselves through the paces, peek inside a microsecond, and master the fastest thing in the universe. We take a look at the longest running science experiment in history, and team up with NPR's Planet Money to try to wrap our heads around the speed of high frequency trading.