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Aczel's latest book chronicles the New Atheist movement, taking aim at scientists like Richard Dawkins.
Science historian Amir Aczel discusses new results that suggest the particle might not exist.
Present at the Creation tells the story of the world's largest science experiment.
In this segment, Ira talks with author Amir Aczel about his new book 'The Jesuit and the Skull, a biography of priest and scientist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
Much-maligned moths are more than the butterfly’s drab cousin.
Hawk moths feed like hummingbirds. Ty Hedrick wants to know how they hold steady...
Can woolly bear caterpillars predict winter weather?
Several newly-discovered species of caterpillar in Hawaii function equally well ...
A virus known as baculovirus sends caterpillar climbing for the treetops.
\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.