Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
WOSU News Archives For: July 18, 2006
Ohio State University scientists are collecting wasps. They classify and study them, learning their evolutionary history and discovering new species. In particular, they collect parasitic wasps, which are important for agriculture as natural and sustainable pest control. Scientists travel the globe in search of these wasps, but they also do a lot of their collecting just around the corner.
As a legislative committee gets ready Wednesday to consider a plan to cut the Ohio income tax on capitol gains. Think tanks on the left of the political spectrum are offering several arguments against it. They say the only major impact will be to put more money into the pockets of the rich. But one of Ohio’s top legislative leaders says it will help Ohio’s economy grow.