Science & Tech

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. TVO.org 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.
Published On: June 03, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Marcelo Gleiser, this year's Templeton Prize recipient, to discuss his work in science.
Published On: June 03, 2019
The Agenda discusses the first-ever photograph of a black hole, and what it means for astronomers.
Published On: May 27, 2019
The Agenda discusses a new kind of house that prevents flooding, because it floats.
Published On: September 13, 2019
Three billion miles away a spacecraft speeds through the outer solar system at nearly 1,000 miles per minute.
Published On: May 16, 2019
Once a month, scientists gather at a local pub to talk about their findings and their work — and everyone’s invited. It’s all part of an effort to break down barriers between experts and the public.