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This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores that fun, yellow metal; gold. What are some of its unique properties, why is it so popular in jewelry, and what are some of the color variations?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central, tells us about the mineral called Quartz. What is it made of, how does it form, and what are some of its characteristics?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the strange world of Time Zones. What are they, where are they located, and what ways are they used?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores some of the features of time. What is it, what are some ways to measure it, and how is it coordinated around the world?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central tells us about that stuff we sprinkle on our food. What's its chemical composition, how is it made, and where is it produced?

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central describes a type of lizard. How do they get their name, where are they found, and what are some of their adaptations to their environment?

Andy Laverghetta

Martin Fisher, Executive Director of Fort Wayne's Science Central, has been the host of 89.1 WBOI's "The Weekly Experiment" segment for nearly six years.

Last Saturday, May 23rd, WBOI's local segment, The Weekly Experiment, aired its milestone 200th episode.

The man behind it is Martin Fisher, the executive director of Science Central, who gets production help from Rob Martinez.

Each week, Fisher explores a different scientific idea, and then invites listeners to try an experiment at home that illustrates the core concept.

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This weekend, Science Central in Fort Wayne opens a new, million-dollar exhibit called "Science on a Sphere."