Gather ‘round everyone, it’s story time! Neil deGrasse Tyson, world-renowned author Salman Rushdie, comic co-host Eugene Mirman, literary scholar Jonathan Gottschall, and literary neuroscientist Natalie Phillips investigate the history, science, influence, and future of storytelling. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/the-power-of-storytelling-with-salman-rushdie/ Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.
NASA in Silicon Valley Live is a talk show that features conversations with scientists, researchers, engineers and all-around cool people who work at NASA to push the boundaries of innovation. In this episode streamed on Sept. 13, 2018, we talk about studying life in space. Plus, we share some genius space hacks for doing life science research on Earth and aboard the International Space Station. Video with captions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZO6p68mKLc
NASA in Silicon Valley Live is a talk show that features conversations with scientists, researchers, engineers and all-around cool people who work at NASA to push the boundaries of innovation. In this episode streamed on Aug. 30, 2018, we talk with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and hear from scientists advancing the search for life beyond Earth by exploring an alien world deep in Earth’s ocean. Transcript: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywfy_IrADIM
Jon Olansen and Jenny Devolites, leads for the Orion Ascent Abort-2 (AA-2) crew module and AA-2 launch abort vehicle test mission, discuss the critical test of the abort system if a failure were to happen while the Space Launch System rocket was ascending. This episode was recorded on July 20th, 2018.
The prevailing theory says a meteorite led to the demise of the dinos. But one holdout scientist is not buying it.
NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green sits down with solar scientist Alex Young to discuss the Sun’s powerful explosions.
After long suspecting a signaling system, scientists can now see how one leaf talks to another—in real time.
From making violins sound beautiful, to beer and bread, to creating life-saving medicine, fungi have an array of very useful attributes. This week, a report demonstrates just how little we know about this kingdom of life and what we are set to gain if we tap into fungi as a resource. Hannah Devlin investigates.
A new film about the International Science and Engineering Fair gives a look into the niche world of the grand championship of science fairs.
We’re back! This week we tackle the War on Straws and how worried we should be about all the plastic filling our oceans. We speak to marine biologist Christine Figgener, environmental educator Carrie Roble, physiology Prof. John Weinstein, and ecology Prof. David Barnes. Credits: This episode was produced by Wendy Zukerman along with Rose Rimler, Meryl Horn and Odelia Rubin. Our senior producer is Kaitlyn Sawrey. We’re edited by Caitlin Kenney and Blythe Terrell. Fact checking by Michelle Harris, Meryl Horn and Rose Rimler. Mix and sound design by Emma Munger. Music by Emma Munger and Bobby Lord. A huge thanks to all the researchers we got in touch with for this episode - including Dr Chris Wilcox, Dr Denise Hardesty, Prof Anthony Andrady, Dr Carolyn Foley, Dr Tracy Mincer, and Dr Laurent Lebreton. Thank you! Also thanks to the Zukerman Family and Joseph Lavelle Wilson.
They can influence so much more than what is on your social media feed.
How can we protect soil health under changing climate conditions?
Discover more about the latest in concussion research and helmet technology with hosts Gary O’Reilly, Chuck Nice, Dr. Samuel Browd, Co-Founder of VICIS, Richard Brandt, PhD, CEO of Sports Science, and Dr. Roger Härtl, neurosurgeon for the New York Giants. Don’t miss an episode of Playing with Science. Please subscribe to our channels on: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/playing-with-science/id1198280360 TuneIn: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Science-Podcasts/Playing-with-Science-p952100/ GooglePlay Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iimke5bwpoh2nb25swchmw6kzjq SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/startalk_playing-with-science Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/startalk/playing-with-science NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/protecting-your-dome-concussions-helmet-technology/ Photo Credit: VICIS.
As Hurricane Florence nears land, one engineer notes the rising risk of a flooding double whammy as sea levels rise and the climate changes.
Bill Nye the Science Guy and comic co-host Iliza Shlesinger answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about the politics and privatization of space including renting the International Space Station and ownership of the Moon. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/selling-space-with-bill-nye/ Photo Credit: NASA.
Will a new education program convince fewer people to forego vaccines?
Bienvenue dans la saison 9 de podcast science. Nous sommes vraiment heureuses et heureux de vous retrouver pour cette nouvelle saison qui, on l’espère brillera par ses éclats de joie alliés au plaisir de parler de la science. Il est compréhensible que pour démarrer l’année nous ayons décidé de retenir un tout petit peu l’été avec nous, mettre du soleil, s’il en fallait, dans notre beau podcast. Ainsi, le thème de l’émission de ce soir tourne autour de la plage, histoire de parler de quelques sujets scientifiques avec un accent de vacances dans la voix. Nous allons parler coquillages, plantes de plage et crèmes solaires! Nous sommes le mercredi 12 septembre de l’an 2018 , vous écoutez l’émission 346 de Podcast Science. Bienvenue ! https://Podcastscience.fm Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/podcastscience Twitter : https://twitter.com/podcastscience Patreon : http://patreon.com/podcastscience Timestamp : - 00:03:00 - Les coquillages par Irène - 00:22:30 - Les plantes par Elea - 00:34:05 - La crème solaire par Claire - 00:50:00 - La réponde au quiz de l'été par Elea
How much of what you do is actually your choice? What if you were secretly being controlled by a parasite that had infected your brain? What if that infection was spreading?
Two hundred years ago, Mary Shelley gave us a legendary monster, shaping science fiction for good. Thanks to her, the name of Frankenstein is now famous world-wide. But who was the real monster here? The creation? Or the scientist that put him together? Tune in to a live show from Dragon Con 2018 in Atlanta, as we breakdown the science of Frankenstein, complete with grave robbing and rivers of maggots. Featuring Tina Saey, Lucas Hernandez, Travor Valle, and Nancy Miorelli. Moderated by our own Bethany Brookshire.