Darren Samuelsohn

Dec. 12, 2008

Obama Environmental Appointments

We'll talk about President-elect Obama's choices for key environmental posts, including Secretary of Energy and the head of the EPA.

obama, washington, president, congress, environment

Jun. 06, 2008

Climate Change Legislation Fails in Senate

This week, the US Senate took up debate on proposed climate change legislation -- but the bill failed to win the needed number of votes to avoid a filibuster and was pulled from the floor.

climate change, global warming, policy

AVAILABLE IN ITUNES

Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

view more

FEATURED PLAYLIST

Baby, It's Cold Outside

BOOKS BY OUR GUESTS

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 ScienceFriday.com on December 31, 2009

Science Friday® is produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Science Friday® and SciFri® are registered service marks of Science Friday, Inc. Site design by Pentagram; engineering by Mediapolis.

 

topics