Science & Technology

13.7: Cosmos And Culture
10:30 am
Wed March 26, 2014

Listening To The Echoes Of Creation

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The National Science Foundation's South Pole Station, home to the BICEP2 telescope.
Steffen Richter Harvard University

Originally published on Wed March 26, 2014 2:58 pm

Nine days ago, the unbelievable became believable as an enthralled scientific community heard the announcement of an amazing experimental result: For the first time, astronomers detected signals from events dating back to the origin of the universe. Scientists heard the first echoes of creation.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:45 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Paul Elisha: Robotics Sans Empathy = Regression

A most recent episode of the long-running and vaunted TV program , “60-Minutes,” entered the descriptive realm of ‘Historic’ in its highly documented interview with a respected physician-turned-research engineer, who shared the profound announcement that he and his colleagues have initiated the revolutionary and computerized era of ‘Robotics.’

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New England News
5:07 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

UMass Nuclear Physicist Joins Team of Scientists Hoping to Solve Nature's Mysteries in Experiment

A nuclear physicist from UMass Amherst is among a select group of researchers that will be working on a experiment that hopes to find more about the way tiny subatomic particles behave in nature. WAMC’s Lucas Willard spoke with David Kawall about the basics of the Muon g-2 experiment, which hopes to solve some of biggest mysteries in physics…

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Science & Technology
11:35 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Jesse Feiler - Government Apps and Info

Jesse Feiler is back in Studio A - this month's topic: the latest in government apps and information.