Peter Schultz

Apr. 03, 2015

Mercury: The Ashtray of the Solar System?

Scientists say that dust from passing comets could have darkened the surface of Mercury.

mercury, Peter Schultz, nature geoscience, carbon

Sep. 28, 2007

Ice Age Extinctions

One team of scientists thinks it knows what killed the woolly mammoth and other ice-age creatures.

mammoths, exinction, impact

AVAILABLE IN ITUNES

Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

view more

FEATURED PLAYLIST

The Science of Laughing and Humor

BOOKS BY OUR GUESTS

Mystery Box

The Serious Science of Humor

Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.

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