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This year marks the 200th anniversary of Darwin’s birth and the 150th Anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species. In this segment, Ira talks with Matthew Chapman, Darwin's great-great-grandson.
Like any great scientist, Charles Darwin didn't come to his ideas alone. We'll talk with biologist Sean Carroll about the flora, fauna, fossils, and scientists that helped prove Darwin was right.
We'll talk about 'Creation,' a biographical film about Charles Darwin, recently released in the US.
The word "evolution" is often attributed to Charles Darwin. But he wasn't the word's greatest champion.
In Brilliant Blunders, Mario Livio explores colossal errors by science's greatest minds.
Science museums aren't just dioramas and dusty skeletons anymore.
The money will be used to turn Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory into a museum.
In natural history museums around the world, art and science intersect in the de...
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too.
How do museums protect and preserve artistic and historic artifacts for the ages...
\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.