Science Friday with host Ira Flatow discusses the latest in science, technology, health, and the environment. It's brain fun, for curious people.
An update on the drought situation in the western US, how certain diets might cause fat cells to suck up too much fuel, and tips for guarding your garden against the winter chill.
Imagine a future in which all cars can drive themselves. What might that do to our cities, towns, and society? Plus, the beauty of early scientific and medical instruments, and a roundup of the week in science.
Tech industry observer Esther Dyson looks back at predictions she made about the future of personal computing, circa 1992. Then, in an archival interview from October 9, 1992, Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan talk about their book Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors: A Search for Who We Are.
Physicist James Kakalios tests contestants superhero science smarts. Then, a wide-ranging 2011 conversation with a novelist, a filmmaker, and a physicist about art, science, and the mysterious place where they intersect.
A panel of science and technology journalists joins Ira Flatow to discuss the biggest news in these fields during the last year.
Searching for the wild origins of the poinsettia. Plus, Harper's magazine's Findings column, 3D games and memory, and the jumping jerboa.