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.

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses sweat. What is it made of, why is it produced, and what does it do for your body?

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?

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