Discover new ways we’re exploring our universe. Bill Nye the Science Guy and comic co-host Iliza Shlesinger answer fan-submitted Cosmic Queries about LightSail 1 and 2, artificial intelligence, Breakthrough StarShot, 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/the-state-of-space-exploration-now-with-bill-nye/ Photo Credit: Josh Spradling / The Planetary Society, via Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.
“In fact, it is the geek that shall inherit the Earth.” Explore the geekiverse with Neil deGrasse Tyson, filmmaker and superfan Kevin Smith, comic co-host Chuck Nice, astrophysicist Charles Liu, and physicist James Kakalios, author of The Physics of Superheroes. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/the-geekiverse-with-kevin-smith/ Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.
Episode 54 features Tabi Taliwaku Kalisa, program manager of NASA's Small Business Programs, who shares how NASA helps small businesses to get involved in space exploration and scientific discovery by working with them from the spark of an idea to literally being a part of the space industry. This episode was recorded on May 15, 2018.
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Hosts Gary O’Reilly and Chuck Nice dive into the deep end as we explore swimming science and Ultra Short Race Pace Training alongside some of the sport’s insiders – Dr. John Mullen, Dr. Brent Rushall, and coach Peter Andrew. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/swimming-science-and-usrpt/ Photo Credit: Ben Ratner.
Have you ever had a “scigasm?” Find out from Neil deGrasse Tyson, Chuck Nice and Chuck Liu in this StarTalk SoundBite. And for the rest of this episode, visit: https://soundcloud.com/startalk/the-geekiverse-with-kevin-smith
A conversation with the leadership of NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, Center Director Eugene Tu and Deputy Center Director Carol Carroll. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep100-eugene-tu-and-carol-carroll
Happiness means something different to all of us, be it contentment, pleasure or joy. But could pursuing it leave us sad instead? Nicola Davis explores the science and psychology of happiness
For decades, NASA has been on the lookout for any asteroid that could cause our planet harm and, in the thousands of objects found, determined that none poses a threat to Earth. Tune into this week’s Gravity Assist to learn about how we hunt for asteroids and comets that might threaten Earth.
What does heredity actually mean?
The largest planet in our solar system officially racked up 79 moons this week, including one newly discovered oddball.
We talk to sports and business journalist Zach Schonbrun about his new book The Performance Cortex: How Neuroscience Is Redefining Athletic Genius.
By analyzing bits of burnt bread, scientists determined that breadmaking may pre-date the agricultural revolution.
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Scientists grew plants under prehistoric atmospheric conditions to see how much nutrition sauropods would have received from their vegetarian diets.
There’s a new infectious yeast in town and we’re almost out of drugs for it.
The time is now: A reminder to pick up that book you’ve been meaning to read.
Episode 53 showcases Dr. Stan Love, NASA astronaut and all-around smart guy, who flew to the International Space Station in 2008 and has worked on a number of flight analog programs to understand how to conduct deep-space missions. Love explores the challenges that will need to be tackled to make a mission to Mars successful. HWHAP Episode 53. This episode was recorded on May 18, 2018.
A conversation with John Galazka, project scientist for NASA’s GeneLab, and Ruth Globus, a rodent research project scientist, at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. Transcript: https://www.nasa.gov/ames/nisv-podcast-ep99-ruth-globus-john-galazka
Hurricane Irma could have spread nutrients and contributed to the current algal blooms in Florida’s Lake Okeechobee.
Plus, the search for virtual particles and a distant planet gets swallowed by its sun.