Science & Tech

Published On: December 27, 2019
With devices bringing assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri into our homes, a privacy expert wonders where we draw the line.
Published On: December 10, 2019
Since its inception 50 years ago, has the internet delivered what it promised? And what can be suggested about its future?
Published On: November 14, 2019
Angela Saini discusses her book, "Superior: The Return of Race Science."
Published On: October 22, 2019
Physics and astronomy professor Gabriela González discusses gravitational waves — and why they could lead to a bright future here on Earth.
Published On: October 15, 2019
Sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell send sensory messages to the brain at a speed of 430km/hr
Published On: October 15, 2019
Sharon Hartung talks about her book, "Your Digital Undertaker: Exploring Death in the Digital Age in Canada."
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.