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Big Picture Science
Thursday at 3:00 PM, Saturday at 9:00 AM

The world has changed since enterprising hominids chipped stones to use as tools. Today’s scientific and technological development moves faster than a speeding maglev train.

Big Picture Science is a one-hour program that engages the public with modern science research through lively and intelligent storytelling. Hosted by Seth Shostak and Molly Bentley, the program takes on big questions by interviewing leading researchers and weaving together their stories of discovery in a clever and off-kilter narrative style.

What came before the Big Bang? How does memory work? Will our descendants be human or machine? What’s the origin of humor? Big Picture Science ponders these questions daily - and expounds on them weekly.