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Science Friday - NPR's midday news-talk show - an exchange of ideas and opinions on the issues that dominate science news. Explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Listen to in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life whose work influences our daily lives.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmBBC science editor David Shukman talks about the motivations behind China's moonshot.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmThe secret behind The Simpsons math jokes? A writers’ room full of ex-mathematicians.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmSeventy thousand miles of track will need to be outfitted with "positive train control" technology by 2015.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmUnraveling the speech patterns behind tongue twisters and Valley girls. . .and boys.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmSteven Brill discusses "Bitter Pill," his investigation of skyrocketing healthcare costs.