Leon Lederman

Oct. 04, 2013

Radio Rewind: Leon Lederman

Physicist Leon Lederman discusses the Standard Model versus a Unified Theory of particle physics.

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Sep. 28, 2007

Sputnik Anniversary

Fifty years ago, a little beeping ball stunned the world. Join Ira Flatow in this hour of Science Friday for a look back at Sputnik and its effects on science, education, and the way we look at the un

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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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