Radiolab

Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Radiolab is heard around the country on more than 450 NPR member stations.
Schedule:

Sunday 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

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Host:
Jad Abumrad

The son of a scientist and a doctor, Jad Abumrad did most of his growing up in Tennessee, before studying creative writing and music composition at Oberlin College in Ohio. Following graduation, Abumrad wrote music for films, and reported and produced documentaries for a variety of local and national public radio programs, including On The Media,Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, Morning Edition, All Things Considered and WNYC's "24 Hours at the Edge of Ground Zero."

Host:
Robert Krulwich

Robert Krulwich is co-host of Radiolab, WNYC's Peabody Award-winning program that examines big questions in science, philosophy and the human experience through compelling storytelling.  Today, Radiolab is one of public radio's most popular shows.  Its podcasts are downloaded over 4 million times each month and the program is carried on 437 stations across the nation. In addition to Radiolab, Krulwich reports for National Public Radio. “Krulwich Wonders” is his NPR blog featuring drawings, cartoons and videos that illustrate hard-to-see concepts in science.

From Radiolab

  • Radiolab Presents: Ponzi Supernova
    Madoff speaks.  Investigating the world's largest con with the team behind @Audible_com's #PonziSupernova.
  • Stanger in Paradise
    Today we travel from the storage rooms of the Smithsonian to the sandy beaches of Guadeloupe, chasing the tale of one trash can tipping raccoon. 
  • Radiolab Presents: On the Media: Busted, America's Poverty Myths
    On the Media’s Brooke Gladstone tells Jad and Robert about a project they launched to look at the tales we tell when we talk about poverty.
  • Lose Lose
    This episode we look at a high profile sporting event where, thanks to a quirk in the tournament rules, the best shot at winning was … to lose. 
  • It's Not Us, It's You
    This episode we swivel our attention back to you, our listeners, reconnect with some old friends to see how they are doing, and thank everyone for what they've shared with us.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/radiolab/~4/vLhgWXxUBUQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
  • Bringing Gamma Back
    A new discovery: prodding the brain with light, a group of scientists were able to turn back on a part of the brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease. <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/radiolab/~4/zhrexxbew6Q" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
  • Radiolab Presents: More Perfect - Object Anyway
    On this episode of More Perfect, the Supreme Court ruling that was supposed to prevent race-based jury selection, but may have only made the problem worse.  <img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/radiolab/~4/r3X2dU5AG8s" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
  • One Vote
    In our first-ever election special, we set off to find a single vote that made a difference.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/radiolab/~4/HI6f4sFHqvk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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