Annie Minoff

Jan. 16, 2015

The SciFri Book Club Reads ‘The Lost City of Z’

The SciFri Book Club cracks the cover of our winter book pick: David Grann’s non-fiction tale of Amazonian exploration, The Lost City of Z.

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Aug. 22, 2014

The SciFri Book Club Talks ‘Dune’

The SciFri Book Club concludes its discussion of Frank Herbert’s ecological epic, Dune.

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Jul. 25, 2014

The SciFri Book Club Introduces Dune

Sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson and astrobiologist Sara Imari Walker introduce the SciFri Book Club’s summer selection: Dune.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Baby, It's Cold Outside


Mystery Box

Snowflake Safari

\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

\tVideo originally published on on December 31, 2009

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