Dive deep into oceans terrestrial and celestial as Neil deGrasse Tyson chats with oceanographer Sylvia Earle, aquanaut Fabien Cousteau, co-host Scott Adsit, ocean conservationist Laure Katz, actor/environmentalist Adrian Grenier, and submarine pilot Erika Bergman. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/exploring-earths-oceans-with-sylvia-earle-and-fabien-cousteau/ Photo Credit: Amanda Meyer/USFWS.
For episode 58, Dr. Tom Williams discusses isolation and confinement. His focus is on habitability and behavioral health and performance risks to space flight, and he leads a research team that looks into isolation. This is part two of a five-part series on the hazards of human spaceflight. This podcast was recorded on June 22, 2018.
Since the end of May, Mars has been enshrouded by a dust storm covering nearly the entire planet. Listen in as NASA Chief Scientist Jim Green discusses the Mars dust storm with a dust storm expert, Melinda Kahre.
Ollies, half-pipes, and Chuck’s skateboarding youth – Rediscover the physics of skateboarding with Gary O’Reilly, Chuck Nice, 2x US Master’s Champion Bill Robertson PhD, aka Dr. Skateboard, and former pro skateboarder and snowboarder Othello Clark. 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. Image courtesy of www.drskateboard.com.
Extraterrestrials, prisms, music, scientific curiosity, the pursuit of knowledge, and more – Neil deGrasse Tyson and pop music superstar Katy Perry discuss their shared love of the universe. Featuring comic co-host Sasheer Zamata and astrophysicist Charles Liu. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/katy-perrys-cosmic-curiosity/ Photo Credit: Jon Betz.
Heatwaves have ravaged much of the northern hemisphere, causing wildfires, destruction and death. Some are blaming heat stress for an increase in chronic kidney disease in Central America. Graihagh Jackson investigates the causes and health effects of heatwaves
Researchers have identified a gene in elephants that can detect and kill cells that have damaged DNA.
The Army Corps of Engineers is investigating sea gates and other barriers to protect New York from a future Sandy. But others have doubts.
Episode 57 features Dr. Zarana Patel, a portfolio lead scientist at NASA's Johnson Space Center, who is responsible for management and scientific oversight of degenerative tissue risk of space radiation. This is part one of a five-part series on the hazards of human spaceflight. This episode was recorded on June 29th, 2018.
The discovery that a methane-burping microbe was not a bacterium, added a new, third branch to the tree of life: The Archaea.
"Dear Little Pro" is a poem written and performed by Anne Thompson. ProchlorococcusFest 2008.
This week we're discussing math and things made from yarn. We welcome mathematician Daina Taimina to the show to discuss her book "Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore", and how making geometric models that people can play with helps teach math. And we speak with research scientist Janelle Shane about her hobby of training neural networks to do things like name colours, come up with Halloween costume ideas, and generate knitting patterns: often with hilarious results.
Sometimes, it’s better to let others take charge.
A sudden bridge collapse in Italy has sparked interest in the safety of structures worldwide.
The Earth has been safely storing its own natural nuclear waste for two billion years. What can we learn from that?
Written by Jim and Shelley Tripp, to the tune of "La Cucaracha." 2/23/2008 Performed by Lisa Moore and Penny Chisholm at the ProchlorococcusFest in 2008 to celebrate the cyanobacteria's 20th anniversary since its discovery.
Bear sightings at Yosemite National Park are down, but the park's infamous traffic poses a new threat.
Jetzt drohen der Bayer-Tochter Monsanto in den USA weitere Probleme. Diesmal geht es um das Nachfolge-Produkt Dicamba.
This week: A Standford study used Google Glass to help kids with autism understand others people’s emotions; and breaking news regarding the way dogs pee. Links: Google Glass helps kids with autism read facial expressions http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2018/08/google-glass-helps-kids-with-autism-read-facial-expressions.html Small Dogs Aim High When They Pee https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/dog-spies/small-dogs-aim-high-when-they-pee/
Grab your board, apply your sunscreen, and get ready to find the perfect wave – re-visit the science of big wave surfing featuring Chuck Nice, Gary O’Reilly, NASA oceanographer Bill Patzert and pro surfer and the first female Big Wave World Champion, Paige Alms. 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/surfs-up-the-big-waves-repeat/ Photo Credit: Erik Aeder, courtesy of www.paigealms.com