Dec. 07, 2012
Two astronauts answer your questions and discuss the many curiosities of living in space.
Jun. 29, 2012
We’ll check in with crewmembers on board the International Space Station, just days before several are scheduled to return to Earth after months in orbit.
Apr. 13, 2012
Two NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station talk about life and the view from 220 miles above Earth.
Oct. 14, 2011
What happens when you spin eggs in space?
Apr. 10, 2009
Sure, astronaut ice cream is yummy -- but how do you sip your morning coffee in zero gravity?
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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food
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Ira talks with eminent biologist Edward O. Wilson and Bert Holldobler about ants...
- Tracking an Amphibious Caterpillar
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.'