Leon Lederman

Oct. 04, 2013

Radio Rewind: Leon Lederman

Physicist Leon Lederman discusses the Standard Model versus a Unified Theory of particle physics.

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Sep. 28, 2007

Sputnik Anniversary

Fifty years ago, a little beeping ball stunned the world. Join Ira Flatow in this hour of Science Friday for a look back at Sputnik and its effects on science, education, and the way we look at the un

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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.

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