SciFriday: Archaeology Exposes the Horned God

May 17, 2019

Archaeology is showing that Cernunnos, the Celtic horned god, originated in the Near East as Kronos, king of the Titans, who was El, creator-god of the Canaanites, and Enlil, the chief god of ancient Sumer.

SciFriday: A Rip in the Surface of the Earth

May 10, 2019

As we prepare to return to the Holy Land, we return to a program from June 6, 2018: The Jordan Rift Valley is part of a system of fault lines that stretch from Turkey to Mozambique. What caused it, and why is it growing?

SciFriday: Preparing for Doomsday

May 3, 2019

Government agencies around the world are planning for earthshaking catastrophes as an asteroid impact, the zombie apocalypse, and even how to kill giant monsters like Godzilla.

SciFriday: Giant Swamp Rats, Fleas, and Exploding Whales

February 8, 2019

Los Angeles is dealing with an outbreak of flea-borne typhus, while northern California has been invaded by giant semi-aquatic rodents called nutria. Meanwhile, Hawaii tries to get rid of a whale carcass that’s drawing tiger and great white sharks close to shore.

SciFriday: Robot Love

January 25, 2019

Researchers have noticed a growing trend—people identifying as “digisexual” or “cybersexual.” What does it mean for society when people are trading human contact for love with a cyborg?

SciFriday: Gods and Comics

January 18, 2019

Film director Zack Snyder created a Kabbalah-like graphic that hints at his vision for the DC Comics Batman-Superman story arc, which was sidelined when he had to withdraw from the recent Justice League movie. It is, to say the least, gnostic.

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