What's Up at the 2015 Large Hadron Collider

10/27/15 A report on the 2015 experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, now at unprecedented 13 TeV energy. Tulika Bose

Galileo and the Science Deniers

09/14/21 Today scientific information is available to all, yet misinformation and denialism abound. Galileo's famous struggle for truth centuries ago is highly relevant today. Mario Livio

Why AI Can Seem Sentient

05/10/23 Although technologies such as ChatBots are not conscious, their sophisticated communications can seem human enough to fool people. That raises concerns. Nir Eisikovits

"Shocking" News from Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vents

07/10/12 In probably the most extreme environmment on Earth, organisms are thriving. Peter Girguis explains how.....

Our Shaking Earth: Understanding and Predicting Earthquakes

11-28-23 GBH Forum Network webinar: 12 Noon (EST) Our planet is subject to more than 50 earthquakes a day. How do scientists analyze this activity and can they predict the most threatening quakes? Brendan Meade

Troubled Waters: Fewer Fish, Increasing Malnutrition

10/25/16 A combination of climate change, industrial fishing, and seafood trade now threaten basic health in many developing nations. Christopher Golden

See What I Mean? Visualizing in Science

12/11/12 Visual representation is essential for the communication of science concepts and data. Bang Wong

The Youth Pill

09/10/10 What are the possibilities of extending human life and good health? David Stipp

The D-Lab at MIT: Engineering by and for Developing Nations

11/01/11 An award-winning MIT lab engineers practical necessities for impoverished nations. Amy Smith

Carbon Capture and Conversion

07/19/21 A carbon capture innovation that can produce useful, products, including non-polluting transportation fuels. Sami Khan

Today's Featured Contributors

Featured Author

Daniel Fornari, Ph.D.

A distinguished geophysicist who has been instrumental in discoveries of deep-sea volcanoes and other ocean ridge geological phenomena.

Featured Guest

Alan Jasanoff, Ph.D.

A leading brain scientist who demonstrates why the brain is conditioned by a biological and social environment.