The Weekly Experiment

Every Saturday at 2pm during Science Friday, WBOI brings you The Weekly Experiment, a science show that informs and entertains. Martin Fisher from Science Central takes on all subjects, from sound to sharks, temperature to tornadoes, providing interesting information and suggesting experiments that you can perform at home.

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Health & Science
2:40 pm
Sat February 14, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Non-Newtonian

In this week's episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about Non-Newtonian water.  What is it, and what are its unique properties? 

     

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat February 7, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Silly Putty

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about that popular toy, Silly Putty.  When was it invented, what is it made from, and what are its unique properties? 

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat January 31, 2015

Weekly Experiment - What is Silver?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses the previous metal silver.  What are its unique properties, and why is it so useful in making jewelry? 

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Health & Science
11:13 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Weekly Experiment - What is a Rubberband?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central tells us about rubber bands.  When were they invented, why are they springy, and what are the chemicals in them?

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Health & Science
11:10 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Weekly Experiment - What is Rubber?

In this episode, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about rubber.  

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat January 10, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Gekko

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about gekkos.  What are they, how are they classified, and what are some of their characteristics?

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Health & Science
7:43 pm
Fri January 2, 2015

Weekly Experiment - Battleships

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about battleships.  What are they used for, and how are they made?

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Health & Science
11:54 am
Sat December 27, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Space Suit

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about space suits.  What are they, and how do they protect astronauts? 

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat December 20, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Conservation of Energy

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about the conservation of energy. 

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat December 13, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Thermodynamics

This week, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about thermodynamics.  What is it, and what are some examples?

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