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: September 8, 2008
A church that faced allegations ofimproperly endorsing a gubernatorial candidate says the Internal Revenue Service has cleared it of wrongdoing.
Another Presidential candidate visited Columbus Monday. But he has virtually no chance of winning the White House. Independent candidate Ralph Nader rallied supporters in Bexley.
The US Census Bureau says nearly 30 percent of Columbus children live in poverty. WOSU Commentator Elizabeth Martinez says that number should worry all of us, not just the families caring for those children.
People from across Ohio and around the globe have been helping NASA find tiny specks of interstellar dust. In the final installment of our series on citizen science, WOSU’s Jonathan Hickman reports on how Ohioans are sifting through high-tech NASA instruments on the screens of their home computers.
Ohio Citizens are helping to study a family of creatures that make up a big part of a baby bird’s diet spiders. In the second of WOSU’s series on citizen science, Jonathan Hickman reports on the Ohio Spider Survey.
Trash has been a contentious issue in Upper Arlington ever since the city council privatized solid waste collection. Some residents want the city service back and they are trying to get the issue on the November ballot. The City of Upper Arlington is challenging the ballot initiative.