The Naming of the Shrew

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Something amazing is about to happen: you can claim a little piece of history by naming our long-lost common ancestor. We're not kidding -- the scientists who discovered the creature want your help, so we're holding a contest. Go!

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Asteroid Friday: 2PM EDT Viewing

Friday, February 15, 2013

Radiolab's been thinking about asteroids for one of our upcoming shows, and it turns out, now so is the rest of the world. Click here for where to watch.

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Earth's Near Misses With Asteroids

Friday, February 15, 2013

A meteor exploded in the sky above Russia Friday morning. But astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says that's tiny compared to asteroid 2012 DA14, which will be flying by the Earth Friday afternoon.

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Showdown @ High Noon

Your Favorite Space-Age Piece

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Today, we asked you for the piece you'd like to hear while you contemplate the galaxy. You chose John Williams's score to "Star Wars," which we played at 12 noon.

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