Health & Science

Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat October 11, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What are Wind Instruments?

In this week's episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from from Science Central talks about wind instruments.  What are they, and what are they used for? 

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Health & Science
7:37 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is Wind?

In this week's episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explains wind.  What is it, and where does it come from? 

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Omnibus Lectures
12:25 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Interview: "Cosmos" Host Neil deGrasse Tyson, Part Two

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson guided the Ship of the Imagination as host of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Tyson visits Fort Wayne Oct. 21.
Credit Courtesy / Fox

For much of his career, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has made it his mission to, as he puts it, "bring the universe down to earth."

As director of New York's Hayden Planetarium and one of the premiere science communicators of his time, Tyson has guided millions of people through the wonders of the universe, most recently as host of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a reboot of Carl Sagan's 1980 PBS series.

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Omnibus Lectures
4:00 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Interview: "Cosmos" Host Neil deGrasse Tyson, Part One

Neil deGrasse Tyson visits Fort Wayne as part of the IPFW Omnibus Lecture series Oct. 21st.
Credit Courtesy / IPFW

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has become a modern science icon: a bridge between the general public and the wonders of the universe.

Tyson runs New York's Hayden Planetarium, has written several books, and appears regularly in the media to discuss the science news of the day.

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Health & Science
1:40 pm
Sat September 27, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Ticks

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central teaches us about ticks.  

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Health & Science
1:00 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Wool

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about what wool is and where it comes from.  

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Opinion - Health
5:03 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Remembering Your Right of Refusal

IPFW Associate Professor and medical ethicist Abraham Schwab.
Credit Courtesy / Abraham Schwab

Let’s say that your father, mother, grandmother, sister, or other family member is admitted to the hospital. Given their poor and slowly deteriorating health, this admission comes as no surprise. Your loved one makes it through the event and is now ready to be discharged from the hospital.

Where should they go?

The answer we all would like to give: the place that best fits their medical and personal needs.

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Health & Science
12:23 pm
Sat September 13, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is Silk?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about silk. What is it, and where does it come from?

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Health & Science
3:00 pm
Sat September 6, 2014

Weekly Experiment - What is an Octopus?

This week on the Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central talks about octopi.  What are they, and what are their defense mechanisms? 

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Health & Science
1:25 pm
Sat August 30, 2014

Weekly Experiment - Coriolis Effect

On this week's episode of the Weekly Experiment, we learn about the Coriolis effect.  Martin Fisher from Science Central explains what it is and what we use it for. 

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