Science Friday

Asteroid Dirt

Science Friday, Video Producer Luke Groskin, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss asteroid dirt Regolith and how different it is from the dirt found on Earth.

Cooking Asteroids

A tech startup, Deep Space Industries, has created synthetic asteroid dirt, also known as Regolith, to sell to space agencies hoping to learn about asteroid matter.

The Vegetables of the Sea

From the Long Island Sound to off the coast of Connecticut, a new method of American Agriculture has been created.  Greenwave, an organization that promotes ocean farming is developing kelp growth, creating a new form of a sea vegetable. our partner “Science Friday” has the story.

Big Ideas, Tiny Museums

Imagine walking through the mall and suddenly coming across a box full of information to explore. MICRO, a company that produces tiny museums, is cramming small exhibits into boxes that can be placed in unexpected places. With the hope of integrating science and learning into people’s day-to-day lives.

SciTech Now Episode 502

In this episode of SciTech Now, we take a look at tiny museums; discover the hidden life of magnets; see how virtual reality can treat pain; and explore Jupiter.

SciTech Now Episode 401

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look into a culinary quest to make 3D-printed food a reality; the evolution of the legendary New York City rat; a breakthrough telescope that may lead to galactic discoveries; and sculptures that are both mesmerizing and mathematical.      

Part III: The science behind imaginary friends

Imaginary friends might be dismissed as nostalgic relics of youth, but as we see in this third episode of the Science Friday series “the real guide to imaginary companions,” developmental psychologists use imaginary friends to study how children form relationships and exercise self-control as they grow.

Hearing a whole new world

Science Friday is premiering a new series that follows the innovative research of women scientists. The first episode follows Dr. Rene Gifford and her colleague Dr. Allyson Sisler-Dinwiddie who together developed methods to improve cochlear implants. Science filmmaker Emily Driscoll brings us the story of how these scientists turned an accident into an opportunity for […]