Big Picture Science – ZZZZZs Please: Emmanuel Mignot

August 22, 2014

ZZZZZs Please – Emmanuel Mignot click to listen Part 1 of ZZZZZs Please, featuring Emmanuel Mignot, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, and director of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, Stanford University, discussing the evolution of sleep and the disorder of narcolepsy. (TRT 11:04)

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along

August 18, 2014

Big Picture Science – Moving Right Alongclick to listen! You think your life is fast-paced, but have you ever seen a bacterium swim across your countertop? You’d be surprised how fast they can move. Find out why modeling the swirl of hurricanes takes a roomful of mathematicians and supercomputers, and how galaxies can move away […]

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Bob Berman part 2

August 18, 2014

Moving Right Along – Bob Berman too click to listen Part 5 of Moving Right Along, featuring Bob Berman, astronomy writer and author of Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees, discussing motion on the larger, cosmological scale. (TRT 4:11)

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Bill Phillips

August 18, 2014

Moving Right Along – Bill Phillips click to listen Part 4 of Moving Right Along, featuring Bill Phillips, Nobel Prize-winning physicist at Joint Quantum Institute, a partnership between the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland, explaining how atoms don’t stop moving, making it difficult to attain a temperature of absolute […]

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Relative Motion

August 18, 2014

Moving Right Along – Relative Motion click to listen Part 3 of Moving Right Along, featuring Seth’s description of how, thanks to Albert Einstein, we know that motion is relative. (TRT 4:13)

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Bob Berman part 1

August 18, 2014

Moving Right Along – Bob Berman click to listen Part 2 of Moving Right Along, featuring Bob Berman, astronomy writer and author of Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees. (TRT 11:43)

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Mike Smith

August 17, 2014

Moving Right Along – Mike Smith click to listen Part 1 of Moving Right Along, featuring Mike Smith, meteorologist, senior vice president of AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, and author of Warnings: The True Story of How Science Tamed the Weather, discussing the movement of hurricanes. (TRT 9:24)

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Big Picture Science – De-Extinction

August 10, 2014

Big Picture Science – De-Extinctionclick to listen! Maybe goodbye isn’t forever. Get ready to mingle with mammoths and gaze upon a ground sloth. Scientists want to give some animals a round-trip ticket back from oblivion. Learn how we might go from scraps of extinct DNA to creating live previously-extinct animals, and the man who claims […]

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Big Picture Science – De-Extinction: Nick Bostrum

August 10, 2014

De-Extinction – Nick Bostrum click to listen Part 5 of De-Extinction, featuring Nick Bostrum, director of the Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University, addressing the possible extinction of homo sapiens. (TRT 6:07)

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Big Picture Science – De-Extinction: Melanie Challenger

August 10, 2014

De-Extinction – Melanie Challenger click to listen Part 4 of De-Extinction, featuring Ben Novak, poet, writer, and author of On Extinction: How We Became Estranged from Nature. (TRT 7:42)

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