Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
Some researchers say that gun violence is a public health issue and needs to be addressed as such. Plus, how Bernard Vonnegut's research on cloud seeding influenced his brother Kurt's fiction, and some DIY tricks for the kitchen.
A roundup of some of the week's top science stories, a look at the climate change negotiations, and how scientists are testing part of Einsteins theories using wayward satellites.
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor scientific research that first makes you laugh, and then, makes you think.
Science students at Stony Brook University have an unusual offering on the class roster: JRN 503: Improvisation for Scientists. Plus, Randall Munroe of XKCD explains nuclear power, continental drift, and the periodic table, using just the thousand most common English words.
What role does encryption play in surveillance, security and privacy? Plus, how psychology and cognitive science are shaping transit maps, and your innovative methods for getting a message from one place to another.
A roundup of the week in science, how big data sets can perpetuate the same biases present in our culture, and a look at the science and art of making hard cider.