Ira Flatow

Host and Executive Producer, "Science Friday," PRI

Ira Flatow is host and executive producer of Public Radio International’s “Science Friday.” He founded the Science Friday Initiative, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing public access to science and scientific information. Flatow’s 35-year public radio and TV career includes guest starring on the CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory,” hosting the PBS series “Big Ideas,” hosting and writing for the Emmy Award-winning “Newton’s Apple” on PBS, and working as a science reporter for “CBS This Morning.” His honors include the National Science Board Public Service Award, AAAS Journalism Award, the Carl Sagan Award, the Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest, and the Isaac Asimov Science Award.

Videos/Audio of Ira Flatow

What is the universe made of and why don't we know what it's made of? From the esoteric to the concrete. See more
Headline news was made earlier this year when the detection of gravitational waves, caused by the collision of two... See more