Big Picture Science – Land on the Run: Ross Mitchell / Amasia

September 28, 2014

Land on the Run – Ross Mitchell click to listen Part 3 of Land on the Run, featuring Ross Mitchell, geologist and post-doctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology, describing the super-continent of Amasia, which may be formed by the drifting continents in 100 million years or so. (TRT 8:28)

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Big Picture Science – Land on the Run: Adrian Borsa / Higher Ground

September 28, 2014

Land on the Run – Adrian Borsa click to listen Part 2 of Land on the Run, featuring Adrian Borsa, geophysicist of Scripps Institute of Oceanography at University of California, San Diego, discussing how drought is causing the ground to rise in the western U.S. (TRT 9:47)

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Big Picture Science – Land on the Run: John Dvorak / Earthquake Storms

September 28, 2014

Land on the Run – John Dvorak click to listen Part 1 of Land on the Run, featuring John Dvorak, geologist and author of Earthquake Storms: The Fascinating History and Volatile Future of the San Andreas Fault. (TRT 9:10)

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Big Picture Science – As You Were

September 22, 2014

Big Picture Science – As You Wereclick to listen! We all want to turn back time. But until we build a time machine, we’ll have to rely on a few creative approaches to capturing things as they were – and preserving them for posterity. One is upping memory storage capacity itself. Discover just how much […]

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Big Picture Science – As You Were: Michael Malone part 2

September 22, 2014

As You Were – Michael Malone click to listen Part 6 of As You Were, featuring Michael S. Malone, professor of professional writing at Santa Clara University and the author of The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory, detailing the history of advances in both technological and sociological memory. (TRT 12:02)

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Big Picture Science – As You Were: Pico Iyer

September 22, 2014

As You Were – Pico Iyer click to listen Part 5 of As You Were, featuring Pico Iyer, writer, author of The Man Within My Head and the New York Times article, “The Joy of Quiet”, on the prospect of reverting to life without constant connection to the internet. (TRT 7:14)

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Big Picture Science – As You Were: Sean Carroll

September 22, 2014

As You Were – Sean Carroll click to listen Part 4 of As You Were, featuring Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology, author of The Particle at the End of the Universe: How the Hunt for the Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of a New World, addressing the issue […]

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Big Picture Science – As You Were: Mike Smith

September 22, 2014

As You Were – Mike Smith click to listen Part 3 of As You Were, featuring Michael E. Smith, chemist, Arkema, Inc., describing the development of a new self-healing material. (TRT 7:46)

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Big Picture Science – As You Were: Oliver Ryder

September 22, 2014

As You Were – Oliver Ryder click to listen Part 2 of As You Were, featuring Oliver Ryder, director of genetics, San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, on using stem cells to preserve endangered species. (TRT 9:43)

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Big Picture Science – As You Were: Michael Malone part 1

September 22, 2014

As You Were – Michael Malone intro click to listen Part 1 of As You Were, featuring Michael S. Malone, professor of professional writing at Santa Clara University and the author of The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory, imparting the story of how his comatose father triggered his interest in […]

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