Looking Back on a Year in Science
In 2012 the Higgs boson was spotted at CERN, private company SpaceX began supply flights to the International Space Station, and the world bade farewell to the Galapagos tortoise Lonesome George. A panel of journalists discusses the year’s top stories in science.
Mariette DiChristina is editor-in-chief of Scientific American in New York, New York.
Ivan Oransky is co-founder of RetractionWatch and vice president and global editorial director of MedPage Today in New York, New York.
Mark Frauenfelder is co-founder of Boing Boing and editor-in-chief of MAKE magazine. He’s based in Los Angeles, California.
As Science Friday’s director and senior producer, Charles Bergquist channels the chaos of a live production studio into something sounding like a radio program. Favorite topics include planetary sciences, chemistry, materials, and shiny things with blinking lights.