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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, March 26, 2015 1:00pmA look at conditions on the early Earth, how a choreographer and biologist are tackling the climate conversation, studying the left and right sides of the brain, and our preferences for pictures of moving objects.
Thursday, March 26, 2015 1:00pmA speedy 3D printing technique, a roundup of physics research, and how the malaria parasite attracts mosquitoes.
Thursday, March 19, 2015 1:00pmA talk with White House CTO Megan Smith, unsung heroines of science, and early astronomer Caroline Herschel.
Thursday, March 19, 2015 1:00pmA subsurface ocean on a Jupiter moon, judging technological hurdles for a flight to Mars, and how warmer waters are affecting sea lions and birds.
Thursday, March 12, 2015 1:00pmCan algorithms break into fiction? Plus, secrets of pi the number, secrets of pie the dessert, and how Pluto got its name 85 years ago this week.