NPR's Krulwich cultivates the beauty in science

Apr 4, 2014

Krulwich's 7 p.m. talk is called 'Talking Science to Non-Scientists: Saddam Hussein’s Secret Octupus and Other Stories'.
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The Michigan State University Science Festival continues through this weekend. A familiar voice will speak at Kellogg Center as part of the festival: Robert Krulwich. Current State’s Melissa Benmark spoke with him earlier this week.

Robert Krulwich is a journalist’s journalist. He is co-host of National Public Radio's "Radiolab," an NPR science correspondent, author of the NPR blog "Krulwich Wonders," and a regular on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Krulwich is also an ABC special science correspondent and appears regularly on Nightline, ABC News Tonight, and Good Morning America. He’s worked for PBS, CBS, Rolling Stone, gotten all the major journalism awards, and even draws his own pictures for his blog. And he got his start as a broadcaster very early in his life.