Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
How dust from passing comets could have darkened the surface of Mercury, a festival that challenges science fans to construct real arguments for completely bogus hypotheses, and looking to the genome of a patients tumor to build a cancer vaccine.
A look at conditions on the early Earth, how a choreographer and biologist are tackling the climate conversation, studying the left and right sides of the brain, and our preferences for pictures of moving objects.
A speedy 3D printing technique, a roundup of physics research, and how the malaria parasite attracts mosquitoes.
A talk with White House CTO Megan Smith, unsung heroines of science, and early astronomer Caroline Herschel.
A subsurface ocean on a Jupiter moon, judging technological hurdles for a flight to Mars, and how warmer waters are affecting sea lions and birds.
Can algorithms break into fiction? Plus, secrets of pi the number, secrets of pie the dessert, and how Pluto got its name 85 years ago this week.