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Benjamin Franklin pushed innovations that set the groundwork for the political and intellectual revolution in America.
Physicist Lawrence Krauss writes about the life and science of Richard Feynman.
In Brilliant Blunders, Mario Livio explores colossal errors by science's greatest minds.
Ira talks with Richard Holmes, author of 'The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science.'
Einstein is best known for relativity, but was his quantum theory more revolutionary?
Are you a late merger? You might be on to something. Ira speaks with Tom Vanderb...
More computerized features in your car mean more hacking vulnerabilities.
Carmakers are teaming up to develop fuel cell cars. Is the time right for the te...
A new book looks at the people and history behind America’s superhighways.
When you put your car in drive and press the pedal to the metal, how much of wha...
New Jersey's main arteries are two of the most congested roads in the country--we stop in at the state's brand new Traffic Management and Technology Center to see how traffic is managed.