Miles O’Brien: Crawling in Sewage, Sleeping With Dolphins in 2012

BY Julia Griffin  December 27, 2012 at 3:15 PM EDT


Over the past year, Miles O’Brien has jogged, drank and slept on the job. He’s suited up, strapped in and goofed off. He swam with dolphins to study sleep, played ball with chimps, tracked radiation in Japan, and crawled through sewage under the streets of Detroit.

Watch the highlights reel above and his individual video reports linked below:

Scientists Say Bottoms Up to Find the Connection Between Genes and Addiction

Can Sleep Make You Smarter?

Neil Armstrong: Reluctant, Modest Hero Who Inspired Nation with One Step

Mission to Mars: Anticipating NASA Rover ‘Curiosity’ Touchdown

Sally Ride, 61, Left Major Imprint on Space Program, Inspired Young Scientists

In Austin, Charged up About Smart Power

Alan Alda is Trying to Find the Next Carl Sagan

Are U.S. Nuclear Plants Ready for a Fukushima-Like Meltdown?

SpaceX Blasts Into ‘Uncharted Territory,’ Hoping to Make Space Cheaper

Chimpanzee Testing: Is it the Beginning of the End?

Fukushima After the Meltdown

After 500 Years in Family, Rice Farmers Forced Off Land by Fukushima

Near Fukushima, a Big ‘Guessing Game’ Over Radiation’s Long-Term Risks

Internet Voting: Will Democracy or Hackers Win?