Recent Programs

Lightning and thunder… explained

What is lightning? What do we know–and not know–about how it works? What is the relationship between lightning and space-based nuclear weapons treaty compliance monitoring? Physicist Tess Light will tell you all this and more…

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Misunderstanding Terrorism

… is the new book by forensic psychiatrist and former CIA officer Marc Sageman, who analyzes the backgrounds and motivations of neojihadist terrorists, and maps a path forward based on social science rather than political posturing.

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Deep Science Radio

This a show for everyone, nerds and non-nerds alike, where you can hear in-depth interviews with scientists and science writers about things that affect the rest of us—and things that are just incredibly interesting. We welcome your ideas, questions, and comments!