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Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide as part of NPR's Talk of the Nation programming. Each week, we focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Science Friday's host, Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science — and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:00pmWeightlessness in space, using muons to learn about asteroids, backwards biking, and discovering Egyptian settlements...from space, and more.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:00pm
Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:00pmA roundup of the top science stories this week, the whys and how-tos of woolly mammoth de-extinction, and how and why scientists keep a close eye on the activity of our nearest star.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:00pmProposed cuts to earth science funding at NASA, a look at what the rise of emoji says about online communication, new research into the microbiome, and how scientists traced the evolution of dinosaurs to birds through the beak of a chicken.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 1:00pmA roundup of the top science stories this week, a look inside hog farming, a challenge to explain the sun, and a video about the disco clam.