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  • Einstein’s Genius, with Ron Howard
    StarTalk Radio
    52:19
    Science
    0

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, filmmaker Ron Howard, astrophysicist Janna Levin, and comic co-host Harrison Greenbaum celebrate and explore the life of Albert Einstein, including his path to scientific enlightenment and the impact of his genius on the world. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/einsteins-genius-with-ron-howard/ Photo Credit: National Geographic Channel.

  • How to Plan a Spacewalk
    NASA
    01:00:06
    Science
    798

    For Episode 83 spacewalk experts Tara Jochim and Art Thomason discuss the intense planning over months and sometimes years that goes into the complicated choreography of a spacewalk.

  • Commercial Crew - Space Flight's Next Chapter
    NASA
    51:07
    Science
    1,142

    On this episode of Rocket Ranch we catch up with several members of Commercial Crew to talk about the past, present and future of the program.

  • #ICYMI - NASCAR vs Formula 1
    StarTalk Radio
    51:35
    Sports
    0

    In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel…. NASCAR or Formula 1? Which one do you choose? Our hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly sit down with science communicator Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, PhD, to try and determine who takes the checkered flag.

  • Cross Section: Matt Parker - Science Weekly podcast
    Guardian Science Weekly
    22:17
    Science
    1,485

    Happy International Pi Day. To celebrate, Hannah Devlin is joined by the mathematician and comedian Matt Parker to discuss maths anxiety, how much today’s world relies on number crunching and what happens when we get it wrong. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/sciencepod

  • Alcohol: A Pour Decision?
    Science Vs
    32:32
    Science
    328

    For decades we’ve been told that having a glass or two of wine is good for you. But recently there’ve been reports that even a little bit of booze is bad for you. So what is going on? Is just a bit of alcohol dangerous? To find out we talk to epidemiologist and nutritionist Prof. Eric Rimm, psychologist Prof. Tim Stockwell, and cancer researcher Dr. Susan Gapstur. Credits: This episode was produced by Meryl Horn with help from Wendy Zukerman as well as Rose Rimler and Michelle Dang. Our senior producer is Kaitlyn Sawrey. We’re edited by Blythe Terrell. Editing help from Caitlin Kenney. Fact checking by Michelle Harris and Michelle Dang. Mix and sound design by Peter Leonard. Music by Peter Leonard, Emma Munger and Bobby Lord. Thanks especially to Michelle Dang for her all her research help on this episode. A huge thanks to all the researchers we got in touch with for this episode including Dr. Arthur Klatsky, Dr. William Kerr, Dr. Tim Niami, Professor William Ghali, Dr. Wendy Chen, Max Griswold and many others. Recording help from Andrew Stelzer, Susanna Capelouto, Katie Sage, and Joseph Fridman. Also thanks to Lynn Levy, the Zukerman Family and Joseph Lavelle Wilson.

  • Youth-Led Climate Change Protests Heat Up
    SciFri
    17:07
    Science
    1,171

    On Friday, students across the world join together in the Youth Climate Strike to protest government inaction against climate change

  • Primatologist Frans de Waal Explores Animal Emotions
    SciFri
    25:29
    Science
    1,042

    In his book "Mama's Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves," primatologist Frans de Waal catalogues the vast spectrum of emotional behaviors in animals.

  • Student Scientists Investigate The Big Science Questions
    SciFri
    15:56
    Science
    1,006

    In the 2019 Regeneron Science Talent Search, high school students looked at everything from exoplanet to HIV antiretroviral therapies.

  • SciFri Extra: Celebrating The Elements
    SciFri
    26:15
    Science
    1,408

    In honor of the 150th anniversary of the periodic table, Ira opens up the Science Friday vaults to share tales of chemical discovery and creation.

  • Boeing 737 Max Grounded As Crash Investigation Continues
    SciFri
    07:26
    Science
    983

    Aviation regulators around the world removed Boeing’s 737 Max 8 jets from service following two crashes within six months.

  • The Not So Inactive Ingredients In Our Most Common Drugs
    SciFri
    07:40
    Science
    988

    A study finds over 90 percent of medications have ingredients that can cause allergy or irritation in some patients.

  • How Climate Change Ruins Snowflakes
    SciFri
    04:20
    Science
    945

    How does warm air distort snowflake shapes? And in New York, a citizen science project asks just how bad it is.

  • A Street-Level View Of Neighborhood Change
    SciFri
    11:36
    Science
    951

    Researchers are using big data to map gentrification before it’s obvious.

  • 517 - Life in Plastic Not Fantastic
    Science For The People
    01:00:00
    Science
    0

    Our modern lives run on plastic. It's in the computers and phones we use. It's in our clothing, it wraps our food. It surrounds us every day, and when we throw it out, it's devastating for the environment. This week we air a live show we recorded at the 2019 Advancement of Science meeting in Washington, D.C., where Bethany Brookshire sat down with three plastics researchers - Christina Simkanin, Chelsea Rochman, and Jennifer Provencher - and a live audience to discuss plastics in our oceans. Where they are, where they are going, and what they carry with them.

  • Resident Extreme
    NASA
    36:11
    Science
    1,865

    NASA Astronaut Christina Koch and her husband, Bob Koch, discuss Christina's path to becoming an astronaut—her childhood in North Carolina, her education, and her work at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and in remote locations all around the world—as she gets ready to make the first spaceflight of her career.

  • Vaccines – Let’s Make America Smart Again
    StarTalk Radio
    51:42
    Science
    0

    Continuing our Let’s Make America Smart Again series, Neil deGrasse Tyson, comic co-host Felicia Madison, and Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Laurie Garrett eradicate unfounded disinformation and dish out smart, sensible knowledge and understanding about vaccines. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/vaccines-lets-make-america-smart-again/ Photo: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Laurie Garrett, and Felicia Madison. Credit: StarTalk©.

  • Sonification of a Hubble Deep Space Image
    NASA
    00:32
    Science
    4,747

    Space becomes “sonified” in this visualization of a cluster of galaxies imaged by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Time flows left to right, and the frequency of sound changes from bottom to top, ranging from 30 to 1,000 hertz. Objects near the bottom of the image produce lower notes, while those near the top produce higher ones. Most of the visible specks are galaxies housing countless stars. A few individual stars shine brightly in the foreground. Stars and compact galaxies create short, clear tones, while sprawling spiral galaxies emit longer notes that change pitch. The higher density of galaxies near the center of the image — the heart of this galaxy cluster, known as RXC J0142.9+4438 — results in a swell of mid-range tones halfway through the video. Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys and Wide Field Camera 3 acquired this image on Aug. 13, 2018. Video: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/13061 Credit: NASA/Hubble/SYSTEM Sounds (Matt Russo/Andrew Santaguida)

  • AKK zu Schulstreik und schwänzen
    SWR Umwelt und Ernährung
    01:54
    26

    AKK kritisiert die Protestbewegung der Schüler „Fridays for future“ auf dem Deutschlandtag.

  • Mission Control and Space Station Astronauts Congratulate SpaceX on Crew Dragon Flight Test
    NASA
    01:39
    Science
    1,502

    Audio from Mission Control at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston congratulating SpaceX on the undocking of its Crew Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station, Friday, March 8, 2019.