Lance Armstrong, the New England Patriots, steroids in baseball – Neil deGrasse Tyson investigates cheating in sports alongside co-hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly, Dr. Lee Igel from the Tisch Institute of Global Sport, and behavioral scientist Lisa Shu. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/show/cheating-in-sports/ Photo Credit: StarTal
On Episode 127 Dr. Brandon Vessey and Cherie Oubre discuss how they integrate and manage all the human research work in areas such as human performance, health, and radiation for research on the International Space Station, on Earth, and for future space exploration. This is part five of a six part series on NASA’s Human Research Program. This episode was recorded on November 18, 2019.
Neil deGrasse Tyson and comic co-host Chuck Nice explore aliens in film with YouTuber Jake Roper including E.T., Men in Black, The Blob, The Thing, War of the Worlds, WALL-E, Contact, Arrival, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and more. NOTE: StarTalk+ Patrons and All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free. Thanks to this week’s Patrons for supporting us: Matthew Iskander, Cody Stanley, David Adair Wolford Jr, Kim Shoemaker, Dawn Jordan. Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox.
The physical evidence behind ancient Egyptian fashion choices.
This week we're talking about land and ocean conservation: what it means to protect our land and oceans, the complexities of competing interests and international boundries, and how well Canada is doing at conserving its most important wild areas. Helping us wrap our heads around it are National Parks Program Director Alison Ronson and National Oceans Program Director Candace Newman from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS). This episode is hosted by Rachelle Saunders.
98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is no longer the average healthy body temperature. Is improving health the culprit?
Nature cartoonist Rosemary Mosco dreams up scenes from the funny side of science.
Looking to repaired levees in the hopes of reducing future flood damage.
We encounter numbers in our everyday lives that can influence how we make decisions, from growing algal blooms, to cancer treatment, to courtroom verdicts. But what do these numbers really tell us?
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C’est la première émission de l’an 2020 et si nous vous souhaitons une belle année, ne nous réjouissons pas de rentrer dans une nouvelle décennie. Car oui, souvenez vous vos cours très perturbants à propos du calendrier grégorien… la nouvelle décennie ne commencera qu’en 2021, on fera la fête l’année prochaine ! Cela ne nous empêche pas d’être toujours là, fidèles au rendez-vous comme chaque semaine, pour commencer le mois de janvier en roue libre avec vous. De quoi vous réchauffer le coeur et l’esprit au coeur de l’hiver si vous en avez besoin! notes d'émission : https://www.podcastscience.fm/emission/2020/01/12/podcast-science-396-roue-libre/
With the 2020 presidential primaries close by, how has technology changed the way pollsters poll? And can these new polls be trusted?
How restoring native fish species can help Great Lakes ecosystems weather the next invasion.
Researchers have designed collections of frog skin and heart cells to carry out specific functions.
Science fiction and science fact have long enjoyed a symbiotic relationship, with ideas in one prompting innovations in the other, and so on. Dan Curry, a filmmaker, artist and visual effects producer best known for his Star Trek work, shares his perspectives. https://www.nasa.gov/mediacast/goddard/2020/the-invisible-network-podcast-bonus-content-dan-curry
Prof. Matthew Lungren shares his stories on how he got to where he is now and where his artificial intelligent inspiration for medicine comes from. He also talks about many great collaborations at the Stanford Center in precision medicine and what he’s looking to see more in this field in the next 5 years. For more information, please visit https://www.TriConference.com/Precision-Medicine
As Luca's six months in space draws to a close, ESA Explores hosts chat to flight surgeon Maybritt Kuypers about the medical challenges of returning an astronaut to Europe from the International Space Station.
Professor Dani Way from the Department of Biology joins the show to discuss her work predicting future climate realities on Earth - and what that means for our plants and trees.
For Episode 126 Laura Bollweg and Peter Norsk detail the effects that the microgravity environment has on human health, what we’re doing to counteract some of these effects, and the studies taking place to better understand how the Moon and Mars may have different impacts. This is part four of a six part series on NASA’s Human Research Program. This episode was recorded on November 19th, 2019.
NASA Independent Verification and Validation Program Director Greg Blaney discusses the impact of IV&V on high-profile NASA missions.