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The Clever Dog Lab

Dodany: 28 marca 2013

What makes a dog bold or shy, eager or sullen? The Veterinary University of Vienna's Clever Dog Lab aims to find out with the help of some 600 Austrian dogs that owners volunteer for experiments....

Boosting Kids' Brain Power

Dodany: 1 marca 2013

An Oxford University researcher will soon test whether applying an electric current to part of the brain can help children learn math—an effect previously demonstrated in adults. Parents are...

A Gene for Fish Order

Dodany: 24 stycznia 2013

British scientists have developed a genetic test for a disorder that causes people to emit an unusual body odor: The gene causes sufferers to smell like rotten fish. For those who have been...

Space and Time Explained: Leonard Susskind

Dodany: 28 października 2011

Physicist Leonard Susskind says that Einstein radically changed the way we think about space, but his equations can’t explain exactly what it is. Podcast produced by David Levin. NOVA is produced...

Space and Time Explained: Max Tegmark

Dodany: 14 października 2011

Physicist Max Tegmark says that researchers still don’t fully understand what time is. It’s one of the biggest mysteries in physics. Podcast produced by David Levin. NOVA is produced by WGBH in...

Life on Ice

Dodany: 9 sierpnia 2011

Could permafrost under Martian soil be the key to finding life on the red planet? Chris McKay, a planetary scientist for NASA, thinks there's a good chance we'll see evidence of ancient microbes if...

Voice of the Space Shuttle

Dodany: 8 lipca 2011

In this podcast, we spoke to former NASA Public Affairs Officer Steve Nesbitt. Nesbitt announced more than a dozen Space Shuttle missions, giving play-by-play radio commentary as the craft flew...

A Bolt From the Blue

Dodany: 15 czerwca 2011

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks has come across plenty of odd stories while studying the human brain, but none are quite as mysterious as that of his colleague, Tony Cicoria. In 1994, Cicoria...

NOVA Minute: How to Speak Walrus

Dodany: 27 maja 2011

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, marine biologist Colleen Reichmuth describes the many ways a walrus can...

Life in the Blast Zone

Dodany: 27 kwietnia 2011

Thirty years ago, a violent eruption ripped through the side of Mt. St. Helens in western Oregon. The blast killed 57 people and countless animals, and turned hundreds of miles of forest into...

Defining Intelligence: Steven Pinker

Dodany: 16 marca 2011

Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says that modern human intelligence is the result of thousands of years of accumulated knowledge. Podcast produced by David Levin. NOVA is produced by WGBH in...

When Lightning Strikes Aircraft

Dodany: 11 lutego 2011

After the crash of Air France Flight 447 in 2009, widespread debate appeared on the Internet about whether a lightning strike could have brought the plane down. Just how dangerous is lightning to...

Suspended Animation

Dodany: 25 stycznia 2011

Stopping signs of life and starting them again might seem like pure sci-fi—but cell biologist Mark Roth says it's very possible. In this podcast, he explains why. Podcast produced by David Levin....

NOVA Minute: Stewards of the Earth

Dodany: 16 grudnia 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, Native American geologist Alexandrea Bowman describes her path to science, which...

The Psychology of Spaceflight

Dodany: 6 grudnia 2010

In this podcast, NASA psychologist Al Holland discusses some of the the mental challenges astronauts might face during a mission to Mars. Podcast produced by David Levin. NOVA is produced by WGBH...

NOVA Minute: When I Look Up

Dodany: 24 listopada 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson describes how the universe called him when he...

NOVA Minute: Doctor's Orders

Dodany: 18 listopada 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, climate scientist Gavin Schmidt explains why the Earth needs to see a doctor…...

NOVA Minute: To Boldly Go

Dodany: 28 października 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, ethnobotanist Ina Vandebroek explains why her job is like Star Trek. Listen in....

NOVA Minute: Music for the Masses

Dodany: 19 października 2010

NOVA Minutes are a regular radio features that air three times per week on 89.7 WGBH-FM in Boston. In this episode, game developer Eran Egozy from Harmonix--the video game company that created Rock...

A Trip to the Parthenon

Dodany: 9 października 2010

In this podcast, art historian Jeff Hurwitt explains what made the Parthenon the greatest temple of Ancient Greece. Produced by Susan Lewis. Original interview by Gary Glassman. NOVA is produced by...