Annette Heist is a former senior producer for Science Friday.
A New View of Newton in ‘Isaac’s Eye’
A new play looks at the rivalry—real and imagined–between scientists Isaac Newton and Robert Hooke.
Cold Snap: Our Winter Nature Photo Contest Returns
Warm us up with your best winter nature shots.
Below the Feathers
Artist Katrina van Grouw looks past the feathers to see the beauty in birds.
And the Award Goes to…
The 2012 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge winners are in.
February Book Club Pick: ‘Gorillas in the Mist’
Dian Fossey’s memoir of her work with the gorillas is next on our reading list.
The Minimalist Brain
Artist Greg Dunn combines his two passions: neuroscience and Asian-inspired painting.
The Book Club Catches ‘The Andromeda Strain’
The Science Friday book club chats about Michael Crichton’s 1969 classic sci-fi thriller.
Dementia Takes the Stage in ‘The Other Place’
Laurie Metcalf is a scientist suffering from the dementia she studies in the play ‘The Other Place.’
Edward Tufte Wants You to See Better
The “Galileo of graphics” discusses his latest project: helping people to see information through “fresh” eyes.
An Illustrated Guide to the Mysterious
In a new book, artists illustrate the big (and not-so-big) questions in science.