The Weekly Experiment

This week on The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher explores the fascinating world of bees. What are their unique characteristics, what insects are they related to, and why are they so important to humans?

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 explains the science of the Gulf Stream. What is this current in the Atlantic Ocean, how does it form, and where does it flow?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses a chemical called citric acid. What is it, where does it come from, and what's it used for today?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central discusses the theory of plate tectonics.  What is this geologic process, how does it relate to volcanoes and earthquakes, and what is the cause of this activity?

In this episode of The Weekly Experiment, Martin Fisher from Science Central explores the science of earthquakes.  What is an earthquake and what causes one to occur?

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.