Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the craft of getting people excited about science with legendary actor and award-winning science communicator Alan Alda, comic co-host Matt Kirshen, neuroscientist Heather Berlin, primatologist Natalia Reagan, and Bill Nye the Science Guy. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/communicating-the-science-with-alan-alda/ Photo Credit: © 2018 92nd Street Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and Johnson Space Center Director Mark Geyer describe the mission and direction of America's space agency after a visit from Vice President Mike Pence. The two agency leaders discuss commercialization, human missions to the Moon, and the difference between NASA and Space Force. This episode was recorded on August 23rd, 2018.
In case you missed this episode on the Playing with Science channel… Are you ready for the 2018 Ryder Cup? Hosts Chuck Nice and Gary O’Reilly prepare for golf’s most exciting, and most intense, tournament alongside sports physicist John Eric Goff and performance psychologist Gregg Steinberg. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can watch or listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/golfs-2018-ryder-cup-physics-psychology-at-the-albatros/ Photo Credit: By Lionel Allorge [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or FAL], from Wikimedia Commons.
NASA in Silicon Valley Live is a talk show that features conversations with scientists, researchers, engineers and all-around cool people who work at NASA to push the boundaries of innovation. In this episode streamed on Sept. 13, 2018, we talk about studying life in space. Plus, we share some genius space hacks for doing life science research on Earth and aboard the International Space Station. Video with captions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZO6p68mKLc
The spread of a microscopic fungus is threatening a key Hawaiian forest canopy tree.
A look at some of the unique biodiversity found in the Hawaiian islands, and efforts to preserve some species found nowhere else on Earth.
Si vous aimez le cinéma et la science, il est bien possible que vous connaissiez déjà Jean Baptiste et sa chaine Youtube Scinéma (qui s’écrit avec un S avant le C). Et je gage que vous serez alors ravis de l’entendre dans cette émission vous parler de ses passions. Sinon, si vous ne connaissez pas Scinéma, (qui s’écrit avec un S avant le C)c’est une lacune et je vous conseille de vous précipiter pour aller l’écouter. Scinéma (qui s’écrit avec un S avant le C) c’est une chaine Youtube vraiment bien faite et un blog aussi, pour parler science (qui s’écrit avec un S avant le C) au travers de films cultes. Nous sommes vraiment ravis que Jean Baptiste ait accepté de venir dans cette émission pour nous parler de sa chaine, que nous vous recommandons d’ailleurs à dose maximale et sans hésitation.
Nous sommes le mercredi 19 septembre de l’an 2018, bienvenue dans Podcast Science émission 347.
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The US has been in the grip of an ‘opioid epidemic’ since the 1990s, and now a rise in opioid prescriptions and deaths is being seen across the pond. Ian Sample investigates and asks: what can we do the curb the looming crisis?
"As space travel increases, how will pilots cope with the growing cloud of space debris from old satellites that remain trapped in Earth's orbit?" In this StarTalk SoundBite, Bill Nye tells Iliza Shlesinger about how old satellites are removed from the Earth's atmosphere. If you like it, be sure to listen to the full StarTalk Radio episode "Selling Space, with Bill Nye" at https://soundcloud.com/startalk/selling-space-with-bill-nye
Essential Oils - and their claims - are huge right now. But is it all hype, or is there something special about these little brown bottles? To get to the bottom of it, we dig through the studies and speak to cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Rachel Herz and psychologist Prof. Mark Moss. Credits: This episode was produced by Meryl Horn, with help from Wendy Zukerman, Rose Rimler and Odelia Rubin. Our senior producer is Kaitlyn Sawrey. We’re edited by Blythe Terrell and Caitlin Kenney. Fact checking by Michelle Harris and Rose Rimler. Mix and sound design by Emma Munger. Music by Emma Munger and Bobby Lord. A huge thanks to all the researchers we got in touch with for this episode - including Ryan Dalton, Elaine Elisabetsky, Belinda Hornby, Diane McKay, and Thomas Cleland. Also thanks to the Zukerman Family and Joseph Lavelle Wilson.
Researchers sequester six volunteers on the side of a Hawaiian volcano to simulate a mission to Mars.
Gather ‘round everyone, it’s story time! Neil deGrasse Tyson, world-renowned author Salman Rushdie, comic co-host Eugene Mirman, literary scholar Jonathan Gottschall, and literary neuroscientist Natalie Phillips investigate the history, science, influence, and future of storytelling. NOTE: StarTalk All-Access subscribers can listen to this entire episode commercial-free here: https://www.startalkradio.net/all-access/the-power-of-storytelling-with-salman-rushdie/ Photo Credit: Brandon Royal.
How researchers are working to save a nearly extinct Hawaiian crow.
Light pollution can have negative health effects on city dwellers. One scientist urges us to seek darker skies.
We find out what it is like to step into the boots of a paleontologist and discover some dino gold.
For years, tree canopies were the last frontiers of the forest—until ecologist Nalini Nadkarni pioneered innovative ways to explore them, with hot air balloons and cranes.
Ten million birds stop at Utahs Great Salt Lake every year to feed, fatten up, and relax.
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