Big Picture Science – The Evolution of Evolution: Richard Francis / Domestication

May 3, 2015

Richard Francis / Domestication click to listen (trt 13:12) Part 1 of The Evolution of Evolution, featuring Richard Francis, science writer and author of Domesticated: Evolution in a Man-Made World.

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Big Picture Science – Invisible Worlds

April 27, 2015

Big Picture Science – Invisible Worlds You can’t see it, but it’s there, whether an atom, a gravity wave, or the bottom of the ocean … but we have technology that allows us to detect what eludes our sight. When we do, whole worlds open up. Without telescopes, asteroids become visible only three seconds before […]

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Big Picture Science – Invisible Worlds: Hali Felt / Marie Tharp

April 22, 2015

Hali Felt / Marie Tharp click to listen (trt 11:28) Part 5 of Invisible Worlds, featuring Hali Felt, author of Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor.

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Big Picture Science – Invisible Worlds: Lee Smolin / Physics’ Crises

April 22, 2015

Lee Smolin / Physics’ Crises click to listen (trt 6:40) Part 4 of Invisible Worlds, featuring Lee Smolin, theoretical physicist at the Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics in Canada and author of Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe.

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Big Picture Science – Invisible Worlds: Scott Ransom / Gravity Waves

April 22, 2015

Scott Ransom / Gravity Waves click to listen (trt 9:46) Part 3 of Invisible Worlds, featuring Scott Ransom, astronomer, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, on observing pulsars to detect gravity waves.

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Big Picture Science – Invisible Worlds: May Berenbaum / Disappearing Bees

April 22, 2015

May Berenbaum / Disappearing Bees click to listen (trt 6:29) Part 2 of Invisible Worlds, featuring May Berenbaum, entomologist at the University of Illinois, on honey bees’ struggle with colony collapse disorder.

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Big Picture Science – Invisible Worlds: David Morrison / Near Earth Asteroids

April 22, 2015

David Morrison / Near Earth Asteroids click to listen (trt 8:48) Part 1 of Invisible Worlds, featuring David Morrison, NASA space scientist, on our hunt for Near Earth Asteroids.

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Big Picture Science – Life in Space

April 19, 2015

Big Picture Science – Life in Space Discovering bacteria on Mars would be big news. But nothing would scratch our alien itch like making contact with intelligent life. Hear why one man is impatient for the discovery, and also about the new tools that may speed up the “eureka” moment. One novel telescope may help […]

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Big Picture Science – Life in Space: Frank Drake / Order of the Dolphins

April 19, 2015

Frank Drake / Order of the Dolphins click to listen (trt 3:52) Part 5 of Life in Space, featuring Frank Drake, astronomer at the SETI Institute, on the formation by some early SETI scientists of a group called “The Order of the Dolphins”.

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Big Picture Science – Life in Space: Denise Herzing / Dolphin Communication

April 19, 2015

Denise Herzing / Dolphin Communication click to listen (trt 8:52) Part 4 of Life in Space, featuring Denise Herzing, behavioral biologist and research director of the Wild Dolphin Project, on communicating with dolphins.

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