Welcome to my personal web site! Here is some info about me.
Ira Flatow is the host of Science Friday, Public Radio’s acclaimed weekly talk show. With his unique and lively interviewing style, he brings radio and Internet listeners an informative discussion on science, technology, health, space and the environment. Science Friday is heard by 2 million people each week on the radio and podcasts and is the “trusted source” of news.
Ira has shared his enthusiasm with public radio and TV fans for more than 35 years. With a firm belief that the arts – film, theater, literature – offer a natural gateway to science, Flatow has channeled his communication skills to include popular media. He has co-starred (three times) on the CBS hit series The Big Bang Theory and Brain Dead.
His numerous TV credits include host and writer for the Emmy-award-winning Newton’s Apple on PBS and science reporter for CBS This Morning. He wrote and hosted Transistorized!, an hour-long PBS documentary. Ira is also host of the PBS series Big Ideas and has been featured on Oprah, Charlie Rose, CNBC, BBC and CBC.
Harvard, MIT, Google, and Facebook are among the many organizations who have employed his interviewing, speaking and emceeing skills for communicating science to the public.
A winner of numerous awards, his most recent honor is being inducted into the U.S News & World Report Hall of Fame. Click here on Bio for a more complete listing
His most recent book is entitled Present At The Future.
Ira is president of ScienceFriday, Inc. and founder and president of Science Friday Initiative, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit company dedicated to creating audio, video and Internet projects that make science a topic of discussion around the dinner table, Twitter or Facebook.