/ Modified feb 6, 2014 5:39 p.m.

Arizona Spotlight for February 7, 2014

Author is "the world's most controversial scientist," a visit to Children's Museum Tucson; a reading by acclaimed author C.E. Poverman.

Coming up on the February 7th, 2013 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • Despite the best intentions of scientists and professors, is scientific inquiry being constrained by dogma? Vanessa Barchfield talks with Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, an author and lecturer who refers to himself as "the world's most controversial scientist", about his radical perspective on the philosophy of science...

  • Find out about recent changes at the Children's Museum Tucson, and what it takes to create a display that is instructive -- and nearly indestructible. Gillian Drummond visits the museum to learn about the wear and tear that kids can put on interactive exhibits...

  • And, listen to a reading by author C.E. Poverman as he shares the opening scene from his latest novel Love By Drowning. Brothers with a complicated family history go on a fishing trip together, and find deeper trouble than they could have imagined...

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