WIRED Science is a new weekly series that brings Wired magazine’s award-winning journalism, groundbreaking design and irreverent attitude to public television. WIRED Science combines reportage from WIRED with stories developed by the show’s producers to create a next-generation science and technology series - on air, online and in the classroom. Each week, WIRED Science correspondents take viewers to the frontiers of discovery across the country and around the world, spotlighting the cutting-edge innovations and research that are defining 21st-century culture, and introducing the high-tech mavericks who are making it happen.
1. PHYSICS & CHEMISTRY: Ball Busters
At the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, a team of scientists make sure that every baseball that makes it into a Major League game has just the right amount of hardness and bounce. We take a trip to the lab to learn just how a mechanical engineer is keeping America's pastime honest.
2. Got Clones?
Ranchers and dairy farmers are ready to bring their cloned animal meat and milk to the public.
3. Origami Master Robert Lang
Origami Artist Robert Lang stops by to show Host Ziya Tong how math and science intersect to create complex art.
4. Hot Wheels
Wheelchairs that are nimble and light enough for basketball, racing, fencing... even ballet.
5. The Making of El Corazon
The heart is the rock-star in this music video. "Corazon" explains how the heart drives blood through the body to a zesty beat.
6. What's Inside Your Dog?
Chris Hardwick investigates the obscure components of something that can be found in man’s best friend.
7. Chat: Rosaly Lopes - Volcanologist
Rosaly Lopes is a plantetary geologist with a thing for volcanoes.
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