Science Friday

Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.

Recent Episodes

Hr1: Indigenous Genes, Beatrix Potter, Never Built New York

Outside of Mr. McGregor's garden and in her own life, Beatrix Potter--author of The Tale of Peter Rabbit--had a curious eye for the nature world around her. Plus an alternate history of New York City architecture lives on in Never Built New York.

Hr2: IgNobel Awards 2016

An annual awards ceremony honors scientific research that first makes you laugh, but then makes you think.