August 29, 2014

Underwater Discoveries – Testing

Before heading out to sea, Science Diarist Jules Jaffe does a final test of an instrument designed to reveal some of the mysteries of the deep ocean.

August 28, 2014

Big Horn Sheep – Finding

Big Horn Sheep spend the first several months of their lamb’s life high up on rock canyon ledges before finally coming down for water.

August 27, 2014

Big Horn Sheep – Tracking

Field biologist Janene Colby tracks Big Horn Sheep in the sweltering heat of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.

August 26, 2014

Big Horn Sheep – Cliff Dwellers

If a desert big horn sheep feels threatened, it’s all uphill from there.

August 25, 2014

Big Horn Sheep – Temperature

Desert big horn sheep come equipped with a variable internal “thermostat” which allows them to survive in dangerous triple-digit temperatures.

August 22, 2014

Big Horn Sheep – Superb Desert Dwellers

Desert big horn sheep have adapted to withstand extreme dehydration with ease.

August 21, 2014

Hungarian New Bread Celebration

Bread bakers in Hungary take to the road to enrich and broaden their culinary knowledge and craft.

August 20, 2014

Lobsters – Home

Welcome to the ‘hood: lobsters battle it out with their new neighbors.

August 19, 2014

Lobsters – Motherhood

Imagine carrying your babies around by the thousands while swimming through rough seas. That’s life for a mother lobster.

August 18, 2014

Lobsters – Courtship

From competition to cohabitation, learn a bit about lobster loving!

August 15, 2014

Lobsters – Taste

Meet the gourmands of the sea.

August 14, 2014

Big Bang – Silent Bang

The ‘Big Bang’ was really more of a Big Crescendo!

August 13, 2014

Big Bang – Moment After Conception

Astronomers are using information from microwaves to learn about the beginning of structures in the universe.

August 12, 2014

Big Bang – Echoes in Space

Light energy from the Big Bang has been translated into sound waves!

August 11, 2014


Perceived speed is a matter of how many body lengths are moving per second!

August 8, 2014

Blink of an Eye

Our bodies have definite rhythms, some of which we’re in touch with, and others as ephemeral as the blink of an eye.

August 7, 2014

Body in Motion

Thoughts move through our brain at the speed of 70 miles an hour.

August 6, 2014

Ocean Microbiology – CO2

If we’re going to understand climate change and how we might control it, we’re going to have to get a better understanding of the microbiology of our oceans.

August 5, 2014

Ocean Microbiology – Boreholes

Condo units for microbes? Stay tuned!

August 4, 2014

Ocean Microbiology – Transforming the Planet

They are the most abundant life forms on our planet and they control the dynamics of our world, from the surface of the earth to the depths of the ocean.

August 1, 2014

Kaqchikel – Philosophy

In a Guatemalan school, teachers strive to educate children of their Kaqchikel heritage.