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  • Extended Classic – Cosmic Queries The Random Edition
    StarTalk Radio
    01:08:19
    Science
    118,638

    This week, Chuck Nice asks Neil deGrasse Tyson fan-submitted questions on a range of topics we couldn’t answer in other episodes. Now extended with a session of “Neil’d It” – where Neil and Chuck comb Internet comments to see if the science is right. (Adult Language). NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Photo Credit: Ben Ratner.

  • RN Off Track: Koala call
    ABC Science
    01:14
    animal noises
    1,701

    A koala call, kindly supplied to RN Off Track by Brad Law from the Department of Primary Industries.

  • The Space Launch System: Part 1
    NASA
    49:31
    Science
    1,264

    Paul Bookout and David Smith talk about the most powerful rocket since the Saturn V: The Space Launch System. The experts discuss what the rocket is made of, where it will go, and what will be inside. This episode was recorded on March 20, 2018.

  • RN Off Track: Koala sounds
    ABC Science
    00:30
    animal noises
    994

    A koala call, kindly supplied to RN Off Track by Brad Law from the Department of Primary Industries.

  • #ICYMI - 2018 Soccer Tech: Beyond Sports & Telstar 18
    StarTalk Radio
    50:51
    Sports
    130,668

    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…We look to the future of soccer and prepare for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as we investigate Beyond Sports VR technology and the new Adidas Telstar 18 with hosts Gary O’Reilly, Chuck Nice and Beyond Sports CEO Jeffrey Saunders and physicist John Eric Goff. Photo Credit: © 2018 BEYOND SPORTS BV.

  • StarTalk Live! at Kings Theatre: Science and Morality (Part 2)
    StarTalk Radio
    01:00:31
    Science
    226,033

    Our show from historic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY concludes with further investigation into the intersection of science and morality. Featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugene Mirman, skeptic Michael Shermer, Rev. James Martin, SJ, Michael Ian Black, and Whoopi Goldberg. (Adult Language.) NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/startalk-live-at-kings-theatre-science-and-morality-part-2/ Photo Credit: Elliot Severn.

  • The science behind why we fight – Science Weekly podcast
    Guardian Science Weekly
    29:24
    Science
    1,147

    This week, Ian Sample asks: why do humans fight? Can science tell us anything about what drives us to violence?

  • Planning For—And Surviving—The Big Ones
    SciFri
    17:34
    Science
    726

    In her new book The Big Ones, seismologist Lucy Jones catalogues devastating earthquakes, eruptions and tsunamis throughout history, and what happened in the aftermath.

  • Nuclear War... Total Annihilation?
    Science Vs
    35:35
    Science
    0

    Nine countries, including North Korea, have nuclear weapons. What would happen if a nuclear bomb was dropped-- say, in New York City? We talk to nuclear historian Dr. Alex Wellerstein, nuclear engineer Dr. Tetsuji Imanaka, and epidemiologist Dr. Eric Grant. This episode has been produced by Heather Rogers, Wendy Zukerman, our senior producer Kaitlyn Sawrey, Rose Rimler, and Shruti Ravindran, with help from Romilla Karnick. We’re edited by Blythe Terrell. Additional thoughts from Lulu Miller. Fact checking by Michelle Harris. Mix and sound design by Emma Munger. Music written by Bobby Lord and Emma Munger. Thanks for recording help from John Wild. For this episode we also spoke to Prof. Richard Wakeford, Dr. Richard Turco, Prof. Brian Toon, Prof. Alan Robock, Dr. Dale Preston, Dr. William Kennedy, Dr. Jonathan D. Pollack, and a bunch of other experts on North Korea and nuclear weapons. Thank you so much. Also, special thanks to Shigeko Sasamori and Kathleen Sullivan. An extra special thanks to the Zukerman family and Joseph Lavelle Wilson.

  • The Tiny Swimmers That May Stir The Seas
    SciFri
    12:05
    Science
    579

    Every night, the largest migration on Earth happens underwater. Now, engineers say their collective movement could create ocean-mixing currents.

  • Diving Deep To Appreciate The Spleen
    SciFri
    17:36
    Science
    584

    Evolutionary adaptations, such as having a larger spleen, have let humans live comfortably in some of the world’s extreme places.

  • Up To Date | Night Owl Death, Space Launches, and Viagra’s Greater Purpose
    Inquiring Minds
    13:08
    Science
    0

    This week: new research shows being a night owl might mean you’re at a greater risk of dying early, multiple interesting space launches are happening, and there’s new research into using phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors like Viagra and Cialis to help other drugs do their job better.

  • With Summer Around The Corner, A Guide To The Night Skies
    SciFri
    17:24
    Science
    542

    Astronomer Dean Regas gives tips for astronomical sights to try to spot in the months ahead.

  • The Next All-Natural Recycling Solution? An Enzyme
    SciFri
    07:33
    Science
    536

    Plus, exploding ants and other science headlines in the News Round-up.

  • A Fingerprint Scan For Earthquakes Caused By Fracking
    SciFri
    17:08
    Science
    510

    Can small earthquakes predict where oil and gas extraction can be done most safely?

  • Drone Radar System Takes Flight In Ohio
    SciFri
    04:34
    Science
    498

    A new radar system is being tested that will provide an air traffic control system for drones at a local airport.

  • Creating Empathy With Immersive Virtual Reality
    Inquiring Minds
    47:55
    Science
    0

    We talk to the founding director of Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Jeremy Bailenson. Bailenson’s lab studies how virtual reality can affect empathy—how it makes you feel to virtually embody someone else. VR offers the ability to be in someone else’s shoes in a way that you can’t recreate in real life—and those immersive experiences, whether it be facing a day in the life of a person experiencing homelessness, or diving to the corals that are right now being bleached by climate change, have lingering effects on all of us.

  • Doug Caldwell Talks About the Data Pipeline for the TESS Mission
    NASA
    32:08
    Science
    1,268

    A conversation with Doug Caldwell, instrument scientist for the Kepler Space Telescope, and who’s now working on NASA’s next planet-hunting mission— the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite or TESS. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep86-doug-caldwell

  • Tough and Competent
    NASA
    59:40
    Science
    1,222

    Episode 40 features Colonel TJ Creamer who shares his story from humble beginnings in the military to tweeting from the International Space Station. Creamer describes his transition as the first and only individual to be both an astronaut and a flight director. This episode was recorded on March 29, 2018

  • #ICYMI - Breaking the Rules–The Physics & Psychology of Cheating
    StarTalk Radio
    50:44
    Sports
    176,776

    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… You can break the rules of the game, but you can’t break the rules of physics. Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly investigate the physics and psychology of cheating, with physicist John Eric Goff and sport psychologist Dr. Leah Lagos.

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