Video of the Week #24, January 4th, 2012

From: Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Scientific American blogger Jennifer Ouellette (Cocktail Party Physics) dazzled the audience of the Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson during her appearance to promote her latest book, The Calculus Diaries . She kept right up with Craig s humor and even won a golden mouth organ for her rendition of Home Sweet Home. We couldn t resist posting it as our video of the week since it s such an accolade for the world of science writers! Jennifer says: “Honesty compels me to point out that I totally flubbed the discussion of the Venturi effect and traffic, due to nerves. But that led to foam cars and lotsa yuks. These things are more like improv than actual interviews, and the idea is to just go with the flow….”