Seth Lloyd

Dec. 14, 2012

Ask a Quantum Mechanic

Teleporting data.. time travel.. quantum computers. Sci-fi or science reality? 'Quantum mechanic' Seth Lloyd joins us to talk about the mysteries of the quantum world.

physics, quantum mechanic, quantum computing

Oct. 12, 2012

2012 Nobel Prizes Recognize Pioneering Science

This year’s Nobel laureates changed our understanding of our bodies and the world around us.

nobel prize, physiology, medicne, physics, chemistry, 2012 nobel prizes, sweden

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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