Paul Davies

Apr. 03, 2009

Astrobiology and the Origins of Life

In this hour of Science Friday, a conversation on astrobiology, the origins of life...and the possibility we're not alone in the universe.

astrobiology, life, extraterrestrial, alien life

Nov. 23, 2007

Why is the Universe Right for Life?

How did our universe develop in such a way that we can exist? Is it by accident or design -- and is that a question science can answer?

davies, cosmology, life, universe, philosophy


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Happy National Moth Week!


Mystery Box

The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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