KC Cole

Dec. 25, 2009

Frank Oppenheimer Biography

Physicist and Exploratorium founder Frank Oppenheimer is profiled in "Something Incredibly Wonderful Happens".

history, physics, exploratorium

Aug. 07, 2009

Exploratorium Founder Profiled in New Book

Author K.C. Cole describes the contributions of physicist and museum founder Frank Oppenheimer.

museum, history, bomb, atomic

Dec. 19, 2008

2008 Science News In Review

What were the biggest science stories of 2008 - and which flew under the radar? Ira and a panel of journalists look back on the year in science.

2008, year in review, news

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Meet The Balloonatics

\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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