Scientific American Podcast: Science Talk

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Join host Steve Mirsky each week as he explores the latest developments in science and technology through interviews with leading scientists and journalists

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Evolutionary biologist Nicholas Matzke talks about the Kitzmiller v. Dover evolution trial on the 10th anniversary of the decision. He advised the plaintiffs while working for the National Center for... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EIJLoXOEAko:P_O4fi5vL_Y:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EIJLoXOEAko:P_O4fi5vL_Y:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EIJLoXOEAko:P_O4fi5vL_Y:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=EIJLoXOEAko:P_O4fi5vL_Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EIJLoXOEAko:P_O4fi5vL_Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EIJLoXOEAko:P_O4fi5vL_Y:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) …
Ken Perlin, a New York University computer science professor and virtual reality pioneer, talks with Scientific American tech editor Larry Greenemeier about the state of virtual reality, its history... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=TF0CSzjCsKk:XpEk6cPgiUE:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=TF0CSzjCsKk:XpEk6cPgiUE:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=TF0CSzjCsKk:XpEk6cPgiUE:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=TF0CSzjCsKk:XpEk6cPgiUE:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=TF0CSzjCsKk:XpEk6cPgiUE:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=TF0CSzjCsKk:XpEk6cPgiUE:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
Science journalist and equestrian Wendy Williams talks about her new book The Horse: The Epic History of Our Noble Companion \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=pC6_jrUzUws:fTdXz_KI_qo:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=pC6_jrUzUws:fTdXz_KI_qo:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=pC6_jrUzUws:fTdXz_KI_qo:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=pC6_jrUzUws:fTdXz_KI_qo:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=pC6_jrUzUws:fTdXz_KI_qo:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=pC6_jrUzUws:fTdXz_KI_qo:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=pC6_jrUzUws:fTdXz_KI_qo:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=pC6_jrUzUws:fTdXz_KI_qo:QXVau8BzmBE) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciam/science-talk/~4/pC6_jrUzUws)
Math Can Equal Fun Nov. 21, 2015
Harvey Mudd College math professor Arthur Benjamin talks about his new book The Magic of Math: Solving for x and Figuring Out Why \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=bOOVymSXhbc:dlnf4yjjs4M:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=bOOVymSXhbc:dlnf4yjjs4M:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=bOOVymSXhbc:dlnf4yjjs4M:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=bOOVymSXhbc:dlnf4yjjs4M:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=bOOVymSXhbc:dlnf4yjjs4M:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=bOOVymSXhbc:dlnf4yjjs4M:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=bOOVymSXhbc:dlnf4yjjs4M:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=bOOVymSXhbc:dlnf4yjjs4M:QXVau8BzmBE) ![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciam/science-talk/~4/bOOVymSXhbc)
Stephen Hoover, CEO of Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center, talks with Scientific American tech editor Larry Greenemeier about the revolution underway in machine learning, in which the machine... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=M5Z6qQ7PteQ:tB_v7pI5oYQ:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=M5Z6qQ7PteQ:tB_v7pI5oYQ:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=M5Z6qQ7PteQ:tB_v7pI5oYQ:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=M5Z6qQ7PteQ:tB_v7pI5oYQ:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=M5Z6qQ7PteQ:tB_v7pI5oYQ:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=M5Z6qQ7PteQ:tB_v7pI5oYQ:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry goes to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for discoveries of the mechanisms by which cells maintain the integrity of their DNA sequences \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GipmjobDuas:xtESSn2-P30:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GipmjobDuas:xtESSn2-P30:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GipmjobDuas:xtESSn2-P30:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=GipmjobDuas:xtESSn2-P30:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GipmjobDuas:xtESSn2-P30:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=GipmjobDuas:xtESSn2-P30:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) …
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EVViYvfIjZU:pf7UfyqCrus:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EVViYvfIjZU:pf7UfyqCrus:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EVViYvfIjZU:pf7UfyqCrus:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=EVViYvfIjZU:pf7UfyqCrus:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EVViYvfIjZU:pf7UfyqCrus:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EVViYvfIjZU:pf7UfyqCrus:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=EVViYvfIjZU:pf7UfyqCrus:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their discoveries of a medication against roundworm parasites and to Youyou Tu for her discoveries... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=imkmWODw1Xw:YOtvEP8rF6g:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=imkmWODw1Xw:YOtvEP8rF6g:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=imkmWODw1Xw:YOtvEP8rF6g:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=imkmWODw1Xw:YOtvEP8rF6g:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=imkmWODw1Xw:YOtvEP8rF6g:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
The Hunt for the Fat Gene Sept. 16, 2015
Medical researcher Richard Johnson, of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, talks about his October Scientific American article "The Fat Gene," co-authored by anthropologist... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=L3B4B7MJTi8:0rKBnHZtDKg:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=L3B4B7MJTi8:0rKBnHZtDKg:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=L3B4B7MJTi8:0rKBnHZtDKg:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=L3B4B7MJTi8:0rKBnHZtDKg:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=L3B4B7MJTi8:0rKBnHZtDKg:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=L3B4B7MJTi8:0rKBnHZtDKg:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=L3B4B7MJTi8:0rKBnHZtDKg:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
The Errors of Albert Sept. 2, 2015
Physicist and cosmologist Lawrence Krauss, director of the Origins Project at Arizona State University, talks about his article "What Einstein Got Wrong," in Scientific American's... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=1QyTO9ESKKc:tABPElsf7zA:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=1QyTO9ESKKc:tABPElsf7zA:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=1QyTO9ESKKc:tABPElsf7zA:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=1QyTO9ESKKc:tABPElsf7zA:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=1QyTO9ESKKc:tABPElsf7zA:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=1QyTO9ESKKc:tABPElsf7zA:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=1QyTO9ESKKc:tABPElsf7zA:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
Jimmy Carter talks about his public health efforts to eradicate guinea worm and improve global mental health and women's health. Plus, magazine collector Steven Lomazow brings part of his collection... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=wttN_SwJMY0:kQ_sIKjxf10:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=wttN_SwJMY0:kQ_sIKjxf10:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=wttN_SwJMY0:kQ_sIKjxf10:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=wttN_SwJMY0:kQ_sIKjxf10:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=wttN_SwJMY0:kQ_sIKjxf10:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=wttN_SwJMY0:kQ_sIKjxf10:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) …
Smith College sports economist Andrew Zimbalist talks about why the Olympics is almost always a big financial hardship for the host city, a subject he treats at length in his book Circus Maximus: The... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science-talk?a=36FKo63ylpE :_Oi-q3S1a-o:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science-talk?a=36FKo63ylpE :_Oi-q3S1a-o:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science-talk?a=36FKo63ylpE :_Oi-q3S1a-o:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=36FKo63ylpE:_Oi-q3S1a-o:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam …
Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100-million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=jHnZvgrzM9A:ibP6EYY7ZLk:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=jHnZvgrzM9A:ibP6EYY7ZLk:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=jHnZvgrzM9A:ibP6EYY7ZLk:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=jHnZvgrzM9A:ibP6EYY7ZLk:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=jHnZvgrzM9A:ibP6EYY7ZLk:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=jHnZvgrzM9A:ibP6EYY7ZLk:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=jHnZvgrzM9A:ibP6EYY7ZLk:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=jHnZvgrzM9A:ibP6EYY7ZLk:QXVau8BzmBE) …
Stephen Hawking and entrepreneur and former physicist Yuri Milner announce a $100-million, 10-year initiative to look for signs of intelligent life in the cosmos \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=Z35gpXcAG_g:LRnpIJQQqXI:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=Z35gpXcAG_g:LRnpIJQQqXI:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=Z35gpXcAG_g:LRnpIJQQqXI:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=Z35gpXcAG_g:LRnpIJQQqXI:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=Z35gpXcAG_g:LRnpIJQQqXI:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=Z35gpXcAG_g:LRnpIJQQqXI:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=Z35gpXcAG_g:LRnpIJQQqXI:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=QXVau8BzmBE)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=Z35gpXcAG_g:LRnpIJQQqXI:QXVau8BzmBE) …
At 8:52 P.M. Eastern time, July 14, 2015, an all's-well signal from the New Horizons spacecraft finished its 4.5-hour, three-billion-mile trip from near Pluto through the solar system to alert... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=ofrSYPqHnXQ:eVBmmQBvynA:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=ofrSYPqHnXQ:eVBmmQBvynA:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=ofrSYPqHnXQ:eVBmmQBvynA:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=ofrSYPqHnXQ:eVBmmQBvynA:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=ofrSYPqHnXQ:eVBmmQBvynA:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=ofrSYPqHnXQ:eVBmmQBvynA:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) …
At just before 7:50 A.M. today, July 14, 2015, the New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach to Pluto. After a 9.5-year, three-billion-mile voyage, the ship got within about 7,750 miles from... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=ESSqSOwmEzQ:tc7rTWS3PfY:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=ESSqSOwmEzQ:tc7rTWS3PfY:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=ESSqSOwmEzQ:tc7rTWS3PfY:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=ESSqSOwmEzQ:tc7rTWS3PfY:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=ESSqSOwmEzQ:tc7rTWS3PfY:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
Norman Augustine, former CEO of Lockheed Martin and former undersecretary of the Army talks about the report he co-chaired for the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, "Restoring the... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=N0RGSSqHHy8:Bo19Bp0nUzo:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=N0RGSSqHHy8:Bo19Bp0nUzo:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=N0RGSSqHHy8:Bo19Bp0nUzo:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=N0RGSSqHHy8:Bo19Bp0nUzo:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=N0RGSSqHHy8:Bo19Bp0nUzo:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=N0RGSSqHHy8:Bo19Bp0nUzo:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
Ornithologist Eduardo Inigo-Elias, senior research associate with the conservation science program at the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, talks about the challenges of studying migratory birds and... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=FSBdlBNr0JQ:bkrQFj20L0I:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=FSBdlBNr0JQ:bkrQFj20L0I:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=FSBdlBNr0JQ:bkrQFj20L0I:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=FSBdlBNr0JQ:bkrQFj20L0I:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=FSBdlBNr0JQ:bkrQFj20L0I:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=FSBdlBNr0JQ:bkrQFj20L0I:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=FSBdlBNr0JQ:bkrQFj20L0I:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- …
Lee Dugatkin, evolutionary biologist and behavioral ecologist at the University of Louisville, talks about his article in the June Scientific American called "The Networked Animal," about... \-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=yIl2AUoC8zA)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=SrEJwwflTcA:PDWC2MgI77Y:yIl2AUoC8zA) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=qj6IDK7rITs)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=SrEJwwflTcA:PDWC2MgI77Y:qj6IDK7rITs) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=l6gmwiTKsz0)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=SrEJwwflTcA:PDWC2MgI77Y:l6gmwiTKsz0) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?i=SrEJwwflTcA:PDWC2MgI77Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam /science-talk?a=SrEJwwflTcA:PDWC2MgI77Y:gIN9vFwOqvQ) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=ZC7T4KBF6Nw)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=SrEJwwflTcA:PDWC2MgI77Y:ZC7T4KBF6Nw) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?d=I9og5sOYxJI)](http://rss.sciam.com/~ff/sciam/science- talk?a=SrEJwwflTcA:PDWC2MgI77Y:I9og5sOYxJI) [![](http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/sciam/science- …