She advised the great Greek philosophers, kings sought her counsel, and armies wouldn’t march without a sign from her for guidance. The Oracle at Delphi was a real person with seemingly mystical powers derived in part from inhaling a strange vapor. The scientific search for the truth behind the legend.

Guests

  • William Broad senior writer at the New York Times and author of six books, including "Germs: Biological Weapons and America's Secret War."

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Gun Violence In America

Monday, Aug 31 2015There are more gun-related deaths in America than in any other industrialized nation. We discuss what makes the U.S. different and why some hold out hope that change is possible.