Latif Nasser recounts a strange tale of 19th century scandal and spirituality. Read the article (and check out a belly dancing video from the late 1800s) here.
Robert puzzles over why sunsets on the Red Planet are blue. Find out why, and take a look at some photos and an animation from NASA.
Robert gapes in wonder at the doodling prowess of self-proclaimed math geek Vi Hart. Read more, and watch Vi's blazing pencil in action.
We’re creating a series of digital posters for a new Radiolab membership we’re launching this spring...and we’d love your input on which episodes you’d like to see turned into high res art. Thanks for weighing in, and check back next month to see the first posters!
Jad & Robert talked about science, storytelling, and the visceral awesomeness of good radio live at the Natural History Museum of Utah tonight for final talk of the 2012 Nature of Things Series. Thanks to everyone who tuned into the audio stream and joined the chat!
Robert and Carl Zimmer teamed up tonight to moderate a brain mapping brouhaha live at Columbia University. The subject: does the brain's wiring make us who we are? The event has ended, but thanks to everyone who tuned in for the live webcast (and the lively web chat archived below).