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

Hr2: Van Goghs True Colors, Cheese Science, Cable Box Wars

Are the walls of Van Goghs Bedroom blue, or violet? A chemist shares the results of a scientific investigation into Van Goghs palette. Then, a look at the science of cheese. And will an FCC proposal expand how consumers access pay-TV services?

Hr1: News Roundup, DTC Drug Ads, Pandemics

In 1994, Laurie Garrett and Stephen Ostroff came on Science Friday to contemplate some troubling trends in public health. Twenty-two years later, they are back for a check-up. Plus, stories from the week in science.