Remembering The Eclipse That Forever Changed Physics
A century ago, an eclipse proved Einstein right—and altered our understanding of the universe.
Interview Highlights: Looking To Spongier Cities To Combat A Wetter Future
From “Sponge Cities” in China to small “pocket prairies” in Houston, cities are fortifying communities to better prepare for wetter environments.
Play Event Horizon Bingo!
Remember: When it comes to amazing science, we’re all winners.
Head Of NASA Jim Bridenstine Answers Your Questions
The NASA administrator discusses everything from Mars to the Space Force.
Celebrating 150 Years Of The Periodic Table Of Elements
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the periodic table, Ira opens up the Science Friday vaults to share tales of chemical discovery and creation.
A Night Of Volcanoes And Earthquakes With N.K. Jemisin
Learn how N.K. Jemisin used volcanology and seismology to write ‘The Fifth Season.’
Celebrating ‘A Brief History Of Time’ With Cocktails, Physics, And Poetry
For the 30th anniversary of ‘A Brief History of Time,’ SciFri threw a party.
Uber, But For Scientists
The gig economy isn’t just for graphic designers and Uber drivers. Some scientists are forsaking academia—and not always by choice.
Meet The People Keeping Your Home Safe From Fires
To study fire, these researchers build homes just to torch them.
The History Of Science History
Science isn’t a “triumphant march”—it’s sloppy, messy, and full of stops and starts. Meet the people who tell that story.