Secret Life of Scientists

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  • 2009
  • 2016 Seasons

This series interviews people working in the science field and the discoveries they are making. The show focuses on people that are not traditionally thought of as scientists including women and minorities. The show will look at the work they are doing and the contributions they made to the field of science.

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John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists
27. John Horgan: The Dangers of Hanging Out with Terrorists
August 25, 2016
John Horgan interviews an IRA terrorist and wonders if he's made a huge (and perhaps dangerous) mistake in his life choices.
John Horgan: There's Always Hope
26. John Horgan: There's Always Hope
August 23, 2016
John Horgan studies terrorists and finds nuance and complexity where others see only evil.
Nicole Prause: What Women (Don't) Need
25. Nicole Prause: What Women (Don't) Need
July 26, 2016
A bunch of men try to create a kind of "female viagra," but they forget to talk with the ladies about it.
Nicole Prause: Great Balls of Fire
24. Nicole Prause: Great Balls of Fire
July 21, 2016
Nicole Prause finally gets a Harley Davidson... and all hell breaks loose!
Nicole Prause: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to do Science
23. Nicole Prause: You Gotta Fight for Your Right to do Science
July 19, 2016
Nicole Prause asks questions about human sexuality that scare other scientists. This also has an impact on her dating life.
Chris Hadfield: The Universe Surrounds You
22. Chris Hadfield: The Universe Surrounds You
July 14, 2016
Chris Hadfield takes a walk in outer - and inner - space.
Chris Hadfield: Deep Questions for a Star Man
21. Chris Hadfield: Deep Questions for a Star Man
July 12, 2016
We ask astronaut Chris Hadfield a bunch of silly questions and he doesn't shave his mustache.
Chris Hadfield: Space Oddity
20. Chris Hadfield: Space Oddity
July 6, 2016
While the other astronauts are sleeping, Chris Hadfield makes a music video tribute to David Bowie and comes back to Earth a viral sensation.
Janet Iwasa: Animating HIV
19. Janet Iwasa: Animating HIV
June 28, 2016
Janet Iwasa uses her mad animation skills to depict HIV cells and hopefully help researchers get closer to a cure.
Janet Iwasa: Science Goes Hollywood
18. Janet Iwasa: Science Goes Hollywood
June 23, 2016
Janet Iwasa studies animation in Hollywood and starts to think that the characters in "Lord of the Rings" behave a lot like proteins.
Janet Iwasa: Biologists with Movies in Their Heads
17. Janet Iwasa: Biologists with Movies in Their Heads
June 21, 2016
Janet Iwasa animates other biologists' ideas and research and creates a beautiful and useful way to communicate about the molecular world.
Danica McKellar: My First Kiss
16. Danica McKellar: My First Kiss
June 14, 2016
Danica McKellar and Winnie Cooper both have their first kiss on the set of "The Wonder Years"... and a nation swoons.
Description

This series interviews people working in the science field and the discoveries they are making. The show focuses on people that are not traditionally thought of as scientists including women and minorities. The show will look at the work they are doing and the contributions they made to the field of science.

  • Premiere Date
    November 19, 2009