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.

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses the science of aerogel.  What is it, and how is it used?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about some historic sound experiments and modern science center exhibits.  What is a Chladni pattern, who was Chladni, and what does it have to do with musical instruments?

In this episode of the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores a concept in physics called momentum.  What is it, and how does it related to other words about motion that seem similar?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses Newton's Cradle.  

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a Rube Goldberg Machine.  What is it, how did it get its name, and is it named after a real person? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains a law that describes the relationship between pressure and volume.  What is Boyle's Law, how was it studied, and who was Boyle? 

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher discusses Pascal's Law.  Sometimes called Pascal's Principle, what is the mathematical relationship between pressure and fluids? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the world of gastropods, slugs, and snails.  What are their characteristics, how do they live, and how long have they been around?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains the decibel.  What is this unit, who was it named after, and what does it measure? 

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the interesting botany of corn.  What is this plant, how did it become such an important crop, and what are the parts of a corn plant? 

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