Martin Fisher

Host, The Weekly Experiment

Martin S. Fisher is the Executive Director of Science Central (Fort Wayne, IN). Martin has worked over 30 years in the science center and museum field. He holds a B.S. degree in Zoology from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) with an emphasis in vertebrate ecology and a M.A. degree in Science Education from The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio) with an emphasis in environmental education and educational psychology. Martin has served on a number of professional committees in the museum and education fields, including the Association of Science-Technology Centers, Association of Indiana Museums, Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Indiana Hospitality Association, Indiana Space Grant Consortium, the Northeast Indiana Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (NISTEM) Education Resource Center, and a Mayoral-appointed Task Force. Martin also hosts weekly science segments on the local ABC/NBC television station.

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about something kinda gross. What is a sneeze, how does it form, and why is it so unhygienic? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes the sad story of an extinct type of bird; the passenger pigeon. Where was it found, what were its behaviors, and why did it go extinct?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores a sequence of numbers. Who is it named after, how are the numbers calculated, and how might it relate to shapes in nature?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central, explores a number called The Golden Ratio. How is it calculated, what's so special about this number, and does it relate to the world around us?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores some of the measurements of the human body. What do the perms proportion and symmetry really mean? Are there any mathematical relationships about the shape of our bodies?

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