Science Friday

Fridays from 2pm to 4pm
Ira Flatow

Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide. Each week is focused on science topics that are in the news. The show is dedicated to bringing an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Call 1-800-989-8255 to join the conversation.

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  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:00pm
    Given access to your Google calendar, a personal assistant named Amy will happily schedule all your appointments. The catch? She's a machine—a digital personal assistant.
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:00pm
    Find out how to avoid Turkey Day trip-ups in the latest episode of our “Food Failures” series.
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:00pm
    Female wild turkeys parse the courtship performances of males to determine their genetic potential.
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:00pm
    Chinese adoptees living in Canada, who now speak only French, still process Chinese sounds as native speakers do, even if they have no conscious recall of word meaning.
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 2:00pm
    It’s a sci-fi epic set among black holes, wormholes, and tesseracts. But director Christopher Nolan and physicist Kip Thorne say Interstellar doesn’t break the laws of physics.