Big Picture Science – Creative Brains: The Biology of Creativity

February 5, 2018

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science – The Biology of Creativity click to listen (TRT 11:49) Click above to hear part 2 of Creative Brains, featuring Anthony Brandt, Professor of Composition and Theory at Rice University, and David Eagleman, Neuroscientist at Stanford […]

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Big Picture Science – Creative Brains: What is Creativity?

February 5, 2018

Big Picture Science – What is Creativity? click to listen (TRT 15:25) Click above to hear part 1 of Creative Brains, featuring Anthony Brandt, Professor of Composition and Theory at Rice University, and David Eagleman, Neuroscientist at Stanford University, who are co-authors of The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World. In this segment, […]

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Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: New UFO Evidence

January 29, 2018

Big Picture Science – New UFO Evidence It was a shocker of a story, splashed across the New York Times front page: The existence of a five-year long, hidden Pentagon investigation of UFOs. With one-third of the American public convinced that aliens are visiting Earth, could this study finally provide the proof? We consider how […]

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Big Picture Science – New UFO Evidence: The Cover Up

January 29, 2018

Big Picture Science – The Cover Up click to listen (TRT 8:41) Click above to hear part 6 of Skeptic Check: New UFO Evidence, featuring Ben Radford, deputy editor of Skeptical Inquirer magazine and a Research Fellow with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, discussing the perseverance of the conspiratorial mindset.

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Big Picture Science – New UFO Evidence: Investment Opportunity

January 29, 2018

Big Picture Science – Investment Opportunity click to listen (TRT 2:20) Click above to hear part 5 of Skeptic Check: New UFO Evidence, wherein Seth and Molly analyze how the timing of the study’s release coincided with the launch of a for profit venture by the program’s former director, who claims their project plans to […]

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Big Picture Science – New UFO Evidence: Limits of Perception

January 29, 2018

Big Picture Science – Limits of Perception click to listen (TRT 4:52) Click above to hear part 4 of Skeptic Check: New UFO Evidence, featuring James Oberg, space journalist, historian and former NASA employee, pointing out how supposed evidence of alien visitation has always existed beyond the limits of our technological ability to confirm it.

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Big Picture Science – New UFO Evidence: The Study’s Findings

January 29, 2018

Big Picture Science – The Study’s Findings click to listen (TRT 4:09) Click above to hear part 2 of Skeptic Check: New UFO Evidence, wherein Seth and Molly analyze the results of the DOD’s Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program.

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Big Picture Science – New UFO Evidence: The Video

January 29, 2018

Big Picture Science – The Video click to listen (TRT 8:56) Click above to hear part 3 of Skeptic Check: New UFO Evidence, featuring James McGaha, retired Air Force pilot, astronomer and director of the Grasslands Observatory, discussing the contents of the 2004 Navy pilot video released by the New York Times aside their story […]

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Big Picture Science – New UFO Evidence: Secret Government Program

January 29, 2018

Big Picture Science – Secret Government Program click to listen (TRT 8:47) Click above to hear part 1 of Skeptic Check: New UFO Evidence, a discussion of the December 2017 New York Times article which revealed a five year government investigation into UFO sightings. Featuring space journalist, historian and former NASA employee James Oberg, retired […]

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Big Picture Science – DIY Spaceflight

January 22, 2018

Big Picture Science – DIY Spaceflight For a half-century, space has been the playground of large, government agencies. While everyone could dream of becoming an astronaut, few could actually do so. Things have changed. We hear how a geeky son of immigrant parents incentivized the ground-breaking launch of SpaceShipOne, and spawned the commercial rocket industry. […]

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