Aug. 26, 2011
Science historian Amir Aczel discusses new results that suggest the particle might not exist.
Dec. 31, 2010
Present at the Creation tells the story of the world's largest science experiment.
Dec. 07, 2007
In this segment, Ira talks with author Amir Aczel about his new book 'The Jesuit and the Skull, a biography of priest and scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
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Ira talks with eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson and Bert Holldobler about ants...
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Several newly-discovered species of caterpillar in Hawaii function equally well ...
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Age of Wonder
Ira talks with Richard Holmes, author of 'The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science.'