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

John McPhee Assembles California

In this 1993 interview from the Science Friday archives, writer John McPhee talks plate tectonics and global geology.

Scientists Speak Out About Attacks on Science

Bioengineer John Dabiri and conservation biologist Terrie Williams, two targets of Senator Tom Coburn's 2014 “Wastebook” look beyond the caricatures painted by politicians and pundits to tell the story of their research.

Under the Influence of Beer Foam

A team of fluid mechanics researchers at Princeton University dive into the anti-sloshing physics of foam.