An Astronaut, a Catalan, and Two Linguists Walk Into a Bar…
Astronaut Mike Massimino’s spacewalks helped repair the Hubble Space Telescope. (Photo: NASA)
Season 8, Episode 2
In this live episode of “Tell Me Something I Don’t Know,” we learn why New York has skinny skyscrapers, how to weaponize water, and what astronauts talk about in space. Joining Stephen J. Dubner as co-host is the linguist John McWhorter; Bari Weiss (The New York Times) is the real-time fact-checker.