KC Cole

Dec. 25, 2009

Frank Oppenheimer Biography

Physicist and Exploratorium founder Frank Oppenheimer is profiled in "Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens".

history, physics, exploratorium

Aug. 07, 2009

Exploratorium Founder Profiled in New Book

Author K.C. Cole describes the contributions of physicist and museum founder Frank Oppenheimer.

museum, history, bomb, atomic

Dec. 19, 2008

2008 Science News In Review

What were the biggest science stories of 2008 - and which flew under the radar? Ira and a panel of journalists look back on the year in science.

2008, year in review, news

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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