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Climate scientist Stephen Schneider passed away this week at the age of 65. We'll talk about his life and accomplishments.
This week, President Obama unveiled his proposed budget for 2011. We'll talk about how the proposed budget might affect science.
There's been plenty of attention paid in recent weeks to the idea of rebuilding our nation's electric infrastructure using new technologies. But just what is a 'smart grid,' how would one work, and is the idea realistic?
What's going on in biofuels beyond ethanol from corn? In this hour, Ira and guests talk about different types of biofuels, including biodiesel from algae and cellulosic ethanol technology.
Join Ira Flatow in this hour of Science Friday for a discussion of alternative energy and biofuels.
A look at the psychology of taste and smell - and why it can make those holiday ...
Jeff Potter, author of Cooking for Geeks, dishes up a few cooking hacks for Turk...
With the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade less than a week away, it’s crunch time ...
Robert Sabin grew a 1000-pound pumpkin in his Long Island backyard.
You've survived the big family Thanksgiving get-together -- but now the winter h...
\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.
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