03/30/2012

No Joke: Science Is A Laughing Matter

Want to hear a joke about sodium hypobromite? NaBrO! Can science be the butt of a good joke? Ira Flatow and guests test the hypothesis in an annual April Fools’ joke-a-thon. They share the best gags in the business. Sidesplitting or groan-worthy? You decide.

Segment Guests

Brian Malow

Brian Malow is a Science Comedian and a freelance science video correspondent for Time Magazine. He is based in San Francisco, California.

Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of the podcast Every Little Thing. She’s a former Science Friday multimedia producer.

Steve Mirsky

Steve Mirsky is the host of Scientific American’s “Science Talk” podcast. He’s based in New York, New York.