Three mathematicians talk about the latest topics and their start in math.
Astrophysicist Nia Imara’s career merges art and astronomy to figure out how stars are born.
From land-mine sniffing rats to to the mice in your backyard, biologist Danielle Lee is asking big questions about how ecology shapes behavior.
After several rejections, a paleoclimatologist found support by sharing her story with other scientists.
The shrinking Great Salt Lake puts Utah at risk of an ecological and public health emergency. Local scientists are stepping up, sharing actionable steps to help save it.
Science writer Bethany Brookshire’s new book tries to untangle why we call some animals “pests.”
Science Friday has been interviewing Dr. Fauci since 1994, on topics ranging from COVID, to HIV/AIDS, to allergy research.
Infinity is not classified as a normal number, and some infinities are bigger than others. Mathematician Eugenia Cheng explores these and other conundrums of this complex concept.
Remembering the inventive scientist and SETI pioneer who found a way to calculate the probability of discovering extraterrestrial life.
We’ve been nuking our food for 50 years. Why are some people still worried about their safety?
Researcher Roger Payne died earlier this month, leaving behind a legacy of whalesong recordings that inspired global conservation efforts.