Lisa Randall

Dark matter: we can't see it, but it's believed to make up 85 percent of all matter in the universe and without it we almost certainly wouldn't be here. Particle physicist and New York Times bestselling author Lisa Randall joins us to discuss her new book "Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe."

Image from the October edition of National Geographic magazine.

Paleontologists Discover Largest Predatory Dinosaur

The scientists behind the discovery of Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur ever found, visit Chicago Tonight.

Dinosaurs, Deception, Touch & Nanoparticles

Can lying be perfected? Researchers at Northwestern University delve into the art of deceit. Our science guy, Neil Shubin, joins us to explain these stories and more in tonight's Scientific Chicago.

It's a bird! It's a porcupine! It's a tiny fanged dinosaur? The Chicago paleontologist who discovered the new species joins us to talk about the odd dinosaur.