There’s more to games than meets the eye in Part 2 of The Science of Video Games, from evolution and economics to artificial intelligence and simulating entire galaxies. With Sims creator Will Wright and author Jeffrey Ryan.
How dangerous are video games? Do they provide value beyond entertainment? Neil finds out from video game expert Jeffrey Ryan and Sims designer Will Wright.
Before you add some extra flavoring to your food, sample our show on the health effects of salt.
From the French Revolution to the science of geology, this show examines how salt has been an important ingredient in human history.
Part 2 of our brainy show at the Bell House explores the psychology of astronauts and the chemistry of love.
Morgan Freeman chats about space, science, and the inspiration they provide for films and for the future.
Revisit some highlights of our Season 2 shows. This show includes interview excerpts with Whoopi Goldberg, John Hodgman, Nichelle Nichols, Phil Plait, and Morgan Freeman.
Whoopi Goldberg talks about her love of science, and how it eventually led to her role as Guinan on “Star Trek, The Next Generation”.
The Nerdist Chris Hardwick joins us for an upbeat discussion of clocks, calendars, and leaps in time.
Our Halloween special investigates the science of ghosts and other haunting phenomena.