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Science Friday on RADIO IQ & RADIO IQ With BBC News
Science Friday on RADIO IQ and RADIO IQ With BBC News links the headlines with what's on people's minds, providing a springboard for listeners and experts to exchange ideas and pose critical questions about major events in the news and the world around them. Each Friday, journalist Ira Flatow is joined by listeners and studio guests to explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Flatow offers in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life, giving listeners the chance to hear from the people whose work influences their daily lives.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmBBC science editor David Shukman talks about the motivations behind China's moonshot.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmThe secret behind The Simpsons math jokes? A writers’ room full of ex-mathematicians.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmSeventy thousand miles of track will need to be outfitted with "positive train control" technology by 2015.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmUnraveling the speech patterns behind tongue twisters and Valley girls. . .and boys.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 2:00pmSteven Brill discusses "Bitter Pill," his investigation of skyrocketing healthcare costs.