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How can scientists tell compelling stories without hyping or distorting the science?
The Science Friday Book Club discusses the classic book “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”
In his book, Krauss surveys modern cosmology and what it says about the past and future universe.
Was a star eaten by a massive black hole?
Cormac McCarthy, Werner Herzog, and Lawrence Krauss discuss science as inspiration for art.
Physicist Lawrence Krauss writes about the life and science of Richard Feynman.
In this hour of Science Friday, we'll talk with philosophers and scientists about the origins of human values.
Are there some challenges that are beyond us, despite money, intelligence, and desire?
Thursday, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists adjusted the minute hand of its Doomsday Clock, a measure of the world's vulnerability to catastrophe.
Ira talks with cosmologist Lawrence Krauss about whether a human expedition to Mars should involve a return trip to the Earth.
In this hour, we'll get an update on the very small--particle physics--and the very large--cosmology--and find out how these two fields of study fit together.
It's officially the holiday season, time for turkey, mashed potatoes, and a few ...
Got a weakness for chocolate chip cookies? Kettle chips? Pizza? Ira talks with f...
In new research, people who imagined the details of eating bite after bite of a ...
A look at how genes, anatomy, history and culture affect the food choices we mak...
Gotta have crunch? In The Omnivorous Mind, John S. Allen explains the universal ...
Ice can be hard to get a handle on, literally and figuratively. It can be cloudy or clear, as hard as concrete or as soft as a snowflake. Ice experts Erland Schulson, head of the Ice Research Lab at Dartmouth College, and Shintaro Okamoto, founder of Okamoto Studio in Queens, New York, have staked their livelihoods on the slippery material. We asked them what fascinates them about frozen water.