The first color images of Mercury are coming in via NASA's Messenger spacecraft, which is in orbit of the heavily cratered planet. The different colors indicate different chemical compositions on the surface. More here.
Freelance journalist Zoe Cormier, a science writer and photographer with a background in biology, joined George Knapp in the first half to discuss her new book Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n’ Roll: The Science of Hedonism.
In the later half, David Browne, longtime music journalist and contributing editor at Rolling Stone, delved into the Grateful Dead, the band that became a musical and cultural phenomenon that has spanned generations.