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Researchers detected waves coming just after the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago.
Physicist Lawrence Krauss and Nobel Laureates Frank Wilczek and Brian Schmidt discuss current cosmic challenges.
How can scientists tell compelling stories without hyping or distorting the science?
The Science Friday Book Club discusses the classic book “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”
In his book, Krauss surveys modern cosmology and what it says about the past and future universe.
Was a star eaten by a massive black hole?
Cormac McCarthy, Werner Herzog, and Lawrence Krauss discuss science as inspiration for art.
Physicist Lawrence Krauss writes about the life and science of Richard Feynman.
In this hour of Science Friday, we'll talk with philosophers and scientists about the origins of human values.
Are there some challenges that are beyond us, despite money, intelligence, and desire?
Thursday, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists adjusted the minute hand of its Doomsday Clock, a measure of the world's vulnerability to catastrophe.
Ira talks with cosmologist Lawrence Krauss about whether a human expedition to Mars should involve a return trip to the Earth.
In this hour, we'll get an update on the very small--particle physics--and the very large--cosmology--and find out how these two fields of study fit together.
Mathematician Edward Frenkel says a well-educated public is essential to democra...
Some parents are skipping the bedtime stories and tucking kids in with equations...
The secret behind The Simpsons math jokes? A writers’ room full of ex-mathematic...
In The Mathematical Universe, physicist Max Tegmark argues that the universe is ...
Amazonian villagers with no schooling understand basic geometry as well as math-...
Three delicious math games you can play on your waffles to build math fact fluency and geometry skills, from the folks at Bedtime Math.