Science & Technology

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

Listening To The Echoes Of Creation

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.