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Twenty-five years ago this month, researchers first identified buckminsterfullerenes -- chemical structures shaped like tiny carbon soccer balls.
How can educators make science more relevant, interesting, and teachable in the classroom?
We'll talk with chemist Harry Kroto about his discovery of buckyballs in the 1980s, and about new nano applications today, such as buckypaper.
Science museums aren't just dioramas and dusty skeletons anymore.
The money will be used to turn Nikola Tesla’s final laboratory into a museum.
In natural history museums around the world, art and science intersect in the de...
Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too.
How do museums protect and preserve artistic and historic artifacts for the ages...
\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.