December 27, 2017: Hour 240:55

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In hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 27, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss China and news that the country is willing to look at extending a multibillion-dollar economic corridor with Pakistan to Afghanistan to promote peace in the region. Also, from a neutron star collision to the total solar eclipse, we review the year in science news with NPR's science correspondent Joe Palca. And, we revisit a conversation with one architectural historian to look at what we can learn from the destruction of some of history's greatest buildings. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

This program aired on December 27, 2017.

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