Regina G. Barber is a scientist in residence at Short Wave, from NPR.
A New Twist On Sowing Seeds
An engineered wooden wrapper helps seeds bury themselves in damp soil.
Rapper And Scholar Sammus Confronts AI In Hip-Hop
A conversation with rapper and academic Sammus about what the intersections between hip-hop and AI mean for music.
Appreciating The Brilliance Of Benjamin Banneker
From the stars to cicadas, this self-taught Black scientist left a long legacy.
The Supernatural Side Of Astronomical Events
An astrophysicist explains the science behind some of history’s most notorious astronomical omens.
Scientists Deflect A Lightning Strike… With A Laser?
Beaming a high-powered laser into the sky might be a more effective way to control lightning strikes.