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Scientific American Frontiers host Alan Alda is a five-time Emmy Award-winning actor, writer and director. He's also a life-long science buff who enjoys being actively involved with the series and the opportunities it presents to get to know some of the world's leading scientists.


"Whenever I think of how much pleasure I have interviewing scientists, I remember that they're having the real fun in actually being able to do the science."

 

This is his eighth season as host and, despite a crowded professional schedule, he has appeared in segments shot all over the United States and in Germany, Italy, South Africa, China, Scandinavia and the Galapagos Islands."Whenever I think of how much pleasure I have interviewing scientists", Alan says, "I remember that they're having the real fun in actually being able to do the science."

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