• Escape

    6 days ago - By Radio Lab

    This episode originally aired in 2012.
    An all-star lineup of producers - Pat Walters, Lynn Levy, and Sean Cole - bring you stories about traps, getaways, perpetual cycles, and staggering breakthroughs.
    We kick things off with a true escape artist - a man who's broken out of jail more times than anyone alive. Why does he keep running... and will he ever stop? Next, the ingeniously simple question that led Isaac Newton to an enormous intellectual breakthrough: why doesn't the moon fall out of the sky? In the wake of Newton's new idea, we find ourselves in a strange space at the edge of the...
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