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Sat September 26, 2009

Radio Lab: After Life

ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – Radio Lab stares down the very moment of passing, and then speculates about what may lay beyond. It's an hour of queries, investigation and dreams, after the mortal coil has been shuffled off. Actor Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development) breathes life into a short story by neuroscientist David Eagleman.

About the Hosts:

Jad Abumrad is the host and producer of Radiolab. Before Radiolab, Jad was an independent reporter, producer and documentary-maker for a variety of local and national programs. He was also a member of the team that launched The Next Big Thing. Jad has written music for films and studied music composition and creative writing at Oberlin College.

Robert Krulwich specializes in making complicated news about anything -- science, economics, politics -- easy to grasp through visual and dramatic analogies. After getting his start reporting on Watergate for the Pacifica network, Robert became an NPR correspondent. From 1978 -1985, if you were listening to NPR, you heard all about business and economics from Robert Krulwich. After that he moved to television, working for CBS, ABC and the PBS programs Frontline and NOVA. He is currently a science correspondent for NPR. Radiolab marked his return to the network.