Today on Boston Public Radio:

We started the show by hearing our listener's reactions to the news that NASA had successfully launched a satellite into an asteroid to test its ability to redirect the paths of objects in space.

Trenni Casey discussed how Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka’s year-long suspension for having an inappropriate relationship with a female staff member impacted the official launch of the C’s season. Casey also discussed how replacement coach Joe Mazzulla’s relative inexperience could affect the team's prospects. Trenni is an anchor and reporter with NBC Sports Boston, and a Boston Public Radio contributor.

Trenni Casey on BPR | Sept. 27, 2022

Nancy Gertner discussed the upcoming Jan. 6 insurrection hearing scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Sept. 27, which was subsequently postponed due to the impending Hurricane Ian. Gertner also examined the six legal cases former President Donald Trump is facing and whether or not he could actually be criminally prosecuted. Nancy Gertner is a retired federal judge in Massachusetts and a senior lecturer at Harvard Law School.

Nancy Gertner on BPR | Sept. 27, 2022

Jared Bowen recounted his visit to the grand opening of the MIT Museum and whether art made with artificial intelligence is a toy or a weapon — or even art at all. He also covered the latest production of “La Bohéme,” which is playing at Boston Lyrical Opera. Jared Bowen is GBH’s Executive Arts Editor and host of the TV series Open Studio, airing Friday nights on GBH 2.

Jared Bowen on BPR | Sept. 27, 2022

Corby Kummer discussed New York City’s delayed attempts to ban foie gras; Katz and other “old-school delis” having their moment in the spotlight; and California’s farm labor bill. Corby Kummer is executive director of the Food and Society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Corby Kummer on BPR | Sept. 27, 2022

John King discussed how polling is still fluid ahead of the upcoming midterms, creating a hazy picture for who will control Congress come January. John King is CNN’s chief National Correspondent and anchor of Inside Politics.

John King on BPR | Sept. 27, 2022