Science & Tech

Published On: October 01, 2019
As the mysteries of hearing are revealed, we see how technology and scientific progress are working to restore, replace, or supercharge this enormously powerful human sense.
Published On: October 01, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Lee McIntyre to discuss his book, "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience."
Published On: September 30, 2019
Astronomer Martin Rees discusses the technological advances that could mean a bright future for humanity — or threaten its existence.
Published On: September 27, 2019
Fifty years ago, it changed the way we see museums. looks back on how the Ontario Science Centre came to be.  
Published On: September 24, 2019
The science of sight has entered a new era.
Published On: September 04, 2019
A new generation of predictive-text engines has the potential to write coherent and compelling stories — and unleash a torrent of fake news.  
Published On: July 22, 2019
Nam Kiwanuka talks to science fiction writers about the Apollo 11 anniversary and plans for U.S. astronauts to revisit the moon.
Published On: July 22, 2019
In the 1970s, the agency sent astronauts to northeastern Ontario to prepare for their trips to the moon — and helped drive the region’s scientific aspirations.  
Published On: July 19, 2019
TVO's northeastern reporter Claude Sharma discusses the connection between Sudbury and NASA.
Published On: July 19, 2019
The Agenda discusses the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Published On: July 19, 2019
Fifty years ago, the Ontario Science Centre opened in Toronto. speaks with the architect about his hands-on approach, the stress of the job, and how to keep buildings alive. 
Published On: July 16, 2019
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.  
Published On: July 11, 2019
The Agenda discusses the marginalization of women in the sciences.
Published On: July 01, 2019
Dave Williams, an ER doctor and former astronaut, discusses his book, "Defying Limits: Lessons from the Edge of the Universe."
Published On: June 19, 2019
The Agenda discusses the popularity of plant-based meats and evaluates their nutritional value.
Published On: June 13, 2019
The Agenda discusses the Montreal Protocol to phase out CFCs and heal the ozone-layer hole.
Published On: June 11, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former president of Estonia, to discuss the country's digital revolution.
Published On: June 10, 2019
The Agenda discusses the role luck vs. skill plays in sports.