Frank Wilczek

Jan. 31, 2014

Could There Be a Crisis in Physics?

Physicist Lawrence Krauss and Nobel Laureates Frank Wilczek and Brian Schmidt discuss current cosmic challenges.

physics, crisis in physics, higgs boson,

Apr. 11, 2008

Looking forward to LHC

Physicists around the world are looking forward to the startup of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN later this year. We'll talk about the project, and a legal challenge to the collider that argues the work could be too risky.

cern, lhc, collider, physics

AVAILABLE IN ITUNES

Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

view more

FEATURED PLAYLIST

Comet Science

BOOKS BY OUR GUESTS

Mystery Box

Comet's Tail Shines Light on Sun

\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

Science Friday® is produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Science Friday® and SciFri® are registered service marks of Science Friday, Inc. Site design by Pentagram; engineering by Mediapolis.

 

topics