Ben Kieffer http://iowapublicradio.org en Launch of Radiation Belt Storm Probes Delayed http://iowapublicradio.org/post/launch-radiation-belt-storm-probes-delayed <p>NASA's launch of the Radiation Belt Storm Probes developed, in part, by University of Iowa Professor of Physics and Astronomy Craig Kletzing has been delayed.&nbsp; The Atlas rocket is now scheduled to lift off on Thursday.&nbsp; River to River's Ben Kieffer speaks with Kletzing about the delay, and the project's eventual goals.</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 19:38:34 +0000 Katherine Perkins 7012 at http://iowapublicradio.org Launch of Radiation Belt Storm Probes Delayed Being in Iowa: Learning Disabled http://iowapublicradio.org/post/being-iowa-learning-disabled <p>In a weeklong series IPR reporter Rob Dillard connected with Iowans to share how their learning disability&nbsp;impacted their life. Host Ben Kieffer talks with doctors and people&nbsp;featured in the series&nbsp;about&nbsp;learning disabilities&nbsp;and how their lives have changed.</p><p></p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 18:38:43 +0000 Ben Kieffer 3254 at http://iowapublicradio.org Being in Iowa: Learning Disabled Practical Wisdom http://iowapublicradio.org/post/practical-wisdom <p>Greek philosopher Aristotle called it practical wisdom; we know it as common sense. Is there a lack of it in our society? In an encore show, listen back to when host Ben Kieffer spoke with Political Science Professor Kenneth Sharpe who, along with Barry Schwartz, wrote a book that argues much dissatisfaction with institutions comes from people within the system being unable to use their practical wisdom &ndash; or common sense. Also listen to callers who share personal stories of instances where practical wisdom was abundant, or abundantly lacking.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 16:35:45 +0000 Ben Kieffer 2998 at http://iowapublicradio.org Practical Wisdom