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September 28, 2014: Meeting A Mountain Legend, Skiing First-Descents in Greenland and More

This week on National Geographic Weekend radio, join host Boyd Matson and his guests as they break human endurance records climbing mountains, win the Google Science Fair, eat like our ancestors, ski first descents in Greenland, vaccinate our children, chase endangered hogs in Uganda, and record a dying language.

The Google Science Fair Fab Fifteen: Discover This Year’s Top Projects

Going a step beyond a styrofoam model of the solar system these young scientists developed systems to help people with speech disabilities to communicate more easily, those with breathing difficulties to breathe easier, and more. See what projects have made the finals, and vote for the Viewers Choice Award!

It’s Your Turn to Change the World: Google Science Fair 2014

For the fourth consecutive year, National Geographic Explorer TH Culhane is helping to judge this global online competition. See what he has to say about the annual adventure.

September 29, 2013: Photographing Every Animal in Captivity, Saving Apes from Guerillas, and More

Join us this week, as we set a world record kayaking 151 miles in 24 hours, then build an Ark to help save all of the world’s animals, teach pandas to breed successfully, and finally, rekindle old friendships with indigenous people in Nepal after 45 years apart.

Google Science Fair Winners Inspire!

From innovation in magnets to a new anti-flu medicine, this year’s exhibitors show how students are rising to the challenge of finding ways to change the world.

Celebrate the Brightest Young Minds in the World

The 2013 Google Science Fair finals are upon us! See what kids these days are really getting up to.

Hangout With Aviation Pioneer Barrington Irving

Hangout with NG Explorer and aviation pioneer Barrington Irving this Tuesday, April 9th, 12:00PM ET (1600 GMT).

Meet Saudi Arabia’s Rockstar in High-Tech Innovation

Hangout with NG Explorer Hayat Sindi, a pioneer in technological innovation in the Middle East and one of the first women in history to be appointed to Saudi Arabia’s prestigious Shura Council, this Wednesday, April 10, 10:00AM ET (1500 GMT).

Google Science Fair 2013 Launches Today

T.H. Culhane takes us inside the world’s biggest online science fair, and shares what it means to him to serve as a judge for it.

At Google’s Science Contest, Another Faire for Makers

After months of hard work, 17-year-old Yassine Bouanane made a solar panel that senses the sun’s location in the sky and follows it throughout the day to produce over 35 percent more energy than standard solar panels. He also made it into the finals of the 2012 Google Science Fair, which had its award ceremony earlier this week.

Winners of the 2012 Google Science Fair

The winners of the annual Google Science Fair have been announced, and National Geographic was there to help judge and provide awards for these brilliant young innovators.

Watch NG Explorer Albert Lin Announce Google Science Fair Finalists

This Wednesday, after months of innovative research and intense anticipation, the 15 global finalist projects for the 2012 Google Science Fair will be announced, and NG Emerging Explorer Albert Lin will be doing the honors. You can watch it happen live during a Google+ Hangout at 9:00am EDT (2:00pm UT). Just follow the Google Science…

Google Science Fair Opens Today!

The annual Google Science Fair opens today, calling anyone and everyone 13 to 18 years old to push the edges of our knowledge and help pave the way to the future, and National Geographic Explorers Albert Lin, Sylvia Earle, and T.H. Culhane are among the judges.

Google Science Fair Winners Announced

Last night at Google headquarters, some of the world’s smartest people gathered and most of them aren’t even old enough to drive.

Google Science Fair Finalists Named

Over the past two weeks, the judges of the 2011 Google Science Fair have been whittling down the list of 60 semifinalists to just 15 who will advance to compete for the ultimate prizes. All of the students’ entries “asked interesting questions, many focused on real-world problems and some produced groundbreaking science that challenged current…