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  • Scientists Find That Saturn's Rotation Period Is A Puzzle
    NASA
    00:11
    Science
    228,025

    On approach to Saturn, data obtained by the Cassini spacecraft are already posing a puzzling question: How long is the day on Saturn? Credit: NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency

  • The Australian Bird Guide
    Nature Sounds
    01:30
    Nature Sounds
    13,044

    In anticipation of the release of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated field guide of Australia’s unique birdlife. CSIRO publishing has released a video, taking a sticky-beak inside this exciting new guide to see some of the stunningly detailed artwork. They used a short sample from one of my recent field trips in the video. Please feel free to share the link and spread the word! You can view the online video at https://www.facebook.com/CSIROPUBLISHING/videos/vb.70534682887/10155233634692888/?type=3 More information and ordering information available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/book/6520/#news Audio recording - Copyright Tai Inoue at Nature Sounds 2017

  • Golden Record: Akkadian Greeting
    NASA
    00:02
    NASA
    574,755

    This is a greeting to the universe that was electronically placed on the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft. English Translation: "May all be very well"

  • Cosmic Queries: Minds and Machines
    StarTalk Radio
    59:08
    Science
    308,564

    Explore the inner workings of the human mind, the mysteries of memory, The Matrix, deep learning, the ethics of driverless cars, ELIZA, and much more with Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Chuck Nice, and neuroscientist Dr. Gary Marcus. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/cosmic-queries-minds-and-machines/ Image Credit: metamorworks/iStock.

  • Clean Meat, with Paul Shapiro
    StarTalk Radio
    54:52
    Science
    246,440

    Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the future of clean meat and animal agriculture with comic co-host Maeve Higgins, author and animal advocate Paul Shapiro, and Dr. Liz Specht, Senior Scientist at The Good Food Institute. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/clean-meat-with-paul-shapiro/ Photo Credit: World Economic Forum (File: The Meat Revolution Mark Post.webm (7:53)) [CC BY 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.

  • Golden Record: Life Signs, Pulsar
    NASA
    00:51
    NASA
    548,239

    This is a sound that was electronically placed onboard the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft.

  • Cassini Shields Up
    NASA
    00:38
    Science
    204,371

    Before settling into orbit around Saturn, Cassini faced a white-knuckle ride through the plane of the planet’s rings. When converted into an audio file, the interstellar cacophony is reminiscent of a hellstorm on Earth.

  • Golden Record: Amoy (Min Dialect)Greeting
    NASA
    00:07
    NASA
    534,072

    This is a greeting to the universe that was electronically placed on the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft. English Translation: "Friends of space, how are you all? Have you eaten yet? Come visit us if you have time."

  • Intelligent Machines Are Changing Everything
    Inquiring Minds
    45:02
    Science
    0

    How do we create artificial intelligence that isn't bigoted? Can we teach machines to work exactly like our brains work? “You don’t program a machine to be smart,” says our guest this week, “you program the machine to get smarter using data.” We talk to James Scott, statistician, data scientist, and co-author (with Nick Polson) of the new book AIQ: How People and Machines Are Smarter Together.

  • Cosmic Queries – The Science Around Us
    StarTalk Radio
    55:17
    Science
    283,281

    Bill Nye the Science Guy and comic co-host Chuck Nice answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about The Planetary Society and space exploration, climate change, the competitive nature of scientists, the EPA, NASA, extra-terrestrials, dark matter, and much more. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/cosmic-queries-the-science-around-us/ Photo Credit: Ben Ratner.

  • Lyme Disease: How Scary Is It?
    Science Vs
    36:56
    0

    This week, we’re entering the Lyme Wars. We’re asking: what is Lyme disease? How do you get it? How do you know you have it? And if you get infected, are you stuck with it forever? To find out we talk to neurologist Dr John Halperin, neuropsychology researcher Dr Kathleen Bechtold, and a Lyme patient we’re calling Emily. This episode has been produced by Shruti Ravindran, Wendy Zukerman, along with Rose Rimler and Meryl Horn. Our senior producer is Kaitlyn Sawrey. We’re edited by Blythe Terrell. Additional editing help from Caitlin Kenney. Fact checking by Michelle Harris. Mix and sound design by Emma Munger. Music written by Bobby Lord and Emma Munger. Recording assistance from Daniel Woldorff, Susan Valot, Davis Land and Julian Weller. For this episode, we also spoke to Dr John Aucott, Dr Brian Fallon, Dr Allen Steere, Dr Paul Lantos, Dr Adriana Marques and Dr Alan Barbour. Thank you so much. Thanks to the Zukerman Family and Joseph Lavelle Wilson. And our favorite songstress Rachel Ward.

  • Moon Rocks
    NASA
    34:15
    Science
    2,078

    Episode 48 features Ryan Zeigler, a planetary scientist and the lunar sample curator, who talks about the moon rocks brought to Earth during Apollo, the facilities that keep them, and what we're still learning from them. This episode was recorded on February 14, 2018.

  • Apollo 13: Houston, We've Had a Problem
    NASA
    00:17
    nasa
    331,209
  • Eugenia Cheng And Math's Musical Innovations
    SciFri
    07:14
    Science
    1,032

    Mathematician Eugenia Cheng played us a few pieces on a Steinway grand piano and describes a time when mathematical breakthroughs led to musical innovation.

  • Golden Record: Arabic Greeting
    NASA
    00:06
    NASA
    470,212

    This is a greeting to the universe that was electronically placed on the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft. English Translation: "Greetings to our friends in the stars. We wish that we will meet you someday."

  • StarTalk Live! Evolution with Richard Dawkins (Part 1)
    StarTalk Radio
    54:24
    comedy
    749,063

    Science and rationality take the stage when Neil deGrasse Tyson welcomes Richard Dawkins and Bill Nye to NYC’s Beacon Theater to discuss evolution, with help from comics Eugene Mirman, Jim Gaffigan and Maeve Higgins.

  • Cassowary - Casuarius casuarius (Dad and Chicks)
    Nature Sounds
    04:16
    Nature Sounds
    11,332

    This was an amazing close range encounter allowing me to captured a male Cassowary feeding with his two chicks. The high pitched whistle is the sounds of the chicks the low frequency thumping sound is the call of the male Cassowary. This is a low res preview of the recording, if you are interested in the full recording please contact me. I hope you enjoy this recording! Copyright Tai Inoue at Nature Sounds 2017

  • Waiting For Opportunity To Call
    SciFri
    07:05
    Science
    1,742

    The little Mars rover that could is sleeping through a massive dust storm. Will it have enough power to wake up again?

  • UFOs: What the Government Covered Up
    Science Vs
    39:14
    Science
    0

    Could aliens actually exist? Is there any chance they’ve visited Earth already? What really happened at Roswell? The truth... is right here. We talked to astronomers Dr. Jill Tarter, Dr. Seth Shostak, investigative journalist David Clarke, and physicist Prof. Jim Al Khalili. Credits: This episode has been produced by our senior producer Kaitlyn Sawrey, as well as Wendy Zukerman and Rose Rimler, with help from Shruti Ravindran and Meryl Horn. Fact checking by Michelle Harris and Meryl Horn. Music by Bobby Lord and Emma Munger. Editing by Blythe Terrell. Additional editing help from Caitlin Kenney. We performed this live for GimletFest - and we were joined onstage by our Aussie mate and mathematician Adam Spencer who has his own podcast you should check out ‘The Big Questions’, and astronomer Dr Emily Rice, who helps run Astronomy on Tap which brings together astronomers and beer. Check it out to see whether it runs in your city. Also thanks to Dr. Ravi Kumar Kopparapu, Dr. Craig O'Neill, Dr. Jessie Christiansen, Dr. Cameron Hummels, Dr. Phil Hopkins, Dr Avi Loeb, and the many other researchers who helped us on this. Credits: This episode has been produced by our senior producer Kaitlyn Sawrey, as well as Wendy Zukerman and Rose Rimler, with help from Shruti Ravindran and Meryl Horn. Fact checking by Michelle Harris and Meryl Horn. Music by Bobby Lord and Emma Munger. Editing by Blythe Terrell. Additional editing help from Caitlin Kenney. We performed this live for GimletFest - and we were joined onstage by our Aussie mate and mathematician Adam Spencer who has his own podcast you should check out ‘The Big Questions’, and astronomer Dr Emily Rice, who helps run Astronomy on Tap which brings together astronomers and beer. Check it out to see whether it runs in your city. Also thanks to Dr. Ravi Kumar Kopparapu, Dr. Craig O'Neill, Dr. Jessie Christiansen, Dr. Cameron Hummels, Dr. Phil Hopkins, Dr Avi Loeb, and the many other researchers who helped us on this.

  • Golden Record: Kiss, Mother And Child
    NASA
    00:24
    NASA
    430,038

    This is a sound that was electronically placed onboard the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft.

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