Ray Suarez leads a discussion about the work of Iranian attorney Shirin Ebadi, the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel peace prize. The Nobel committee recognized Ebadi for her work to promote democracy, human rights and equality for women…
Two biochemists were honored with the Nobel prize for chemistry in recognition of their discoveries of the tiny channels that let vital substances move through cell walls. Margaret Warner talks to Peter Agre, one of the prize recipients.
Western regions of the United States continue to cope with the decimation caused by the lack of rain. Ted Robbins of KUAT in Tucson, Ariz., provides an update on the drought.
Hurricane Isabel is closing in on the East Coast. Jeffrey Brown gets the latest on the storm from Max Mayfield, director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami.
Nuclear scientist Edward Teller died yesterday. Ray Suarez discusses his work on the atomic and hydrogen bombs with author Richard Rhodes.
NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe responds to a pointed report by the official accident investigation board on the destruction of the space shuttle Columbia.
The Environmental Protection Agency revised an emissions rule to benefit older power plants. An EPA official and an environmentalist debate the rule's merits.
Early this morning, Mars had its closest encounter with Earth in 60,000 years, giving observers the best view of the red planet in their lifetimes. Terence Smith discusses the event with astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson.
An independent board investigating the breakup of the space shuttle Columbia released its final report Tuesday morning.
An independent board announced that flawed practices at NASA and falling foam debris contributed to the space shuttle Columbia disaster last February.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Grow your mind
Subscribe to our Science Newsletter to explore the wide worlds of science, health and technology.
Support for Science Provided By: