Closer Look with Rose Scott

Closer Look: Juno Mission; Georgia Peaches; And More

June 7, 2017

Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress report that President Donald Trump tweeted he’ll nominate Christopher A. Wray, “a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director of the FBI. Details to follow”;
  • 8:17: Paul Steffes, Georgia Tech professor and part of NASA’s Juno mission, discusses the year the Juno spacecraft has been in orbit around the planet Jupiter, and scientists’ initial findings;
  • 24:07: Tasnim Shamma talks to Richard Florida, a professor at the University of Toronto who is said to be one of the most influential minds on cities, about his idea that cities’ attempts to attract entrepreneurs could be at the root of economic inequality;
  • 33:38: Fourth-generation peach farmer Al Pearson talks about what’s up with the state’s peaches, since Georgia’s peach crop is down by 80 percent.

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