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Science Friday
Fridays at 1PM

Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the source for entertaining and educational stories about science, technology, and other cool stuff.

Find out more about the topics and guests on each episode at the program's website at: sciencefriday.com.

Latest Episodes
  • Hacking, phishing, surveillance, disinformation... these are tools used to silence dissidents and influence elections. But what happens when these same methods are used against an ordinary citizen?
  • What can we learn about ourselves and the world around us if we quiet down and listen?
  • The story of a tiny aquatic creature called the Hydra that has quietly revolutionized our understanding of life, and some think could provide a clue to staving off some of the major diseases of aging.
  • A city council candidate says he's black. But his opponent accuses him of being a white man pretending to be black. The story of a man whose racial identity was fiercely contested.
  • What if you had a superpower that allowed you to see part of the world that was to come? Invisibilia looks at how we think about the future, and the important ways the future shapes the present.
  • Invisibilia visits a summer program in Boston that aims to teach the next generation the real truth about race.
  • A list of resources for those struggling with anxiety and paralysis in the face of impending climate change.
  • This season on Invisibilia: inventors in desperate times.
  • What happens when you treat artificial intelligence with unconditional love?
  • Producer B.A. Parker is in the strange position of being simultaneously remembered and forgotten.