Since we first aired in 1991, Science Friday has been honored with dozens of awards for our high quality science journalism. Learn more about our recent achievements below.


2016 Jackson Hole Science Media Awards: Finalist for Best Audio Science

Aha! Video Series

2018 Shorty Award Winner: Best In Family & Parenting For The Aha! Home Science Experiment Series

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2018 Winner, Audible Science: Radio & Podcast

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Webby Winner: Best Science Website People’s Choice
W3 Award: Best Radio Website
Pixel Prize: Nominated for Best Responsive Design

The Long Shot

2017 Excellence in Audio Digital Storytelling, Small Newsroom, Finalist

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Breakthrough: Portraits Of Women In Science

2018 Special Jury: Jackson Hole Science Media Awards

The Hunt For Dark Matter

Step Into An Optical Illusion

2013 Winner: Best Professional Science Film CyberScreen Film Festival


Social Media

2016 Webby Honoree in the Social: Education & Discovery Category for #SciFriEdu Periscope Series