Frank Wilczek

Jan. 31, 2014

Could There Be a Crisis in Physics?

Physicist Lawrence Krauss and Nobel Laureates Frank Wilczek and Brian Schmidt discuss current cosmic challenges.

physics, crisis in physics, higgs boson,

Apr. 11, 2008

Looking forward to LHC

Physicists around the world are looking forward to the startup of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN later this year. We'll talk about the project, and a legal challenge to the collider that argues the work could be too risky.

cern, lhc, collider, physics

AVAILABLE IN ITUNES

Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

view more

FEATURED PLAYLIST

Whale Tales

BOOKS BY OUR GUESTS

Mystery Box

How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

Science Friday® is produced by the Science Friday Initiative, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Science Friday® and SciFri® are registered service marks of Science Friday, Inc. Site design by Pentagram; engineering by Mediapolis.

 

topics