BiPiSci – It’s Habitable Forming: Phil Plait / Extrasolar Habitability

June 10, 2019

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! BiPiSci – Extrasolar Habitability click to listen (TRT 6:31) Click above to listen to part 5 of It’s Habitable Forming, featuring Phil Plait, Astronomer, blogger, and widely known as the Bad Astronomer, discussing how however unique the Earth may […]

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BiPiSci – It’s Habitable Forming: Marc Rayman / Asteroid Mission

June 10, 2019

BiPiSci – Asteroid Mission click to listen (TRT 6:00) Click above to listen to part 4 of It’s Habitable Forming, featuring Marc Rayman, Mission Director and Chief Engineer of NASA’s Dawn Mission, which explored Ceres and Vesta in the asteroid belt.

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BiPiSci – It’s Habitable Forming: Jani Radebaugh / Titan’s Lakes

June 10, 2019

BiPiSci – Titan’s Lakes click to listen (TRT 4:16) Click above to listen to part 3 of It’s Habitable Forming, featuring Jani Radebaugh, planetary scientist and professor of geology at Brigham Young University, discussing the Cassini-Huygens discovery of liquid methane on Saturn’s moon Titan.

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BiPiSci – It’s Habitable Forming: Jack Holt / Lake on Mars

June 10, 2019

BiPiSci – Lake on Mars click to listen (TRT 3:42) Click above to listen to part 2 of It’s Habitable Forming, featuring Jack Holt, geophysicist at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona, discussing the recent discovery of what may be a lake deep beneath the surface of Mars.

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BiPiSci – It’s Habitable Forming: Nathalie Cabrol / Water on Mars

June 10, 2019

BiPiSci – Water on Mars click to listen (TRT 6:50) Click above to listen to part 1 of It’s Habitable Forming, featuring Nathalie Cabrol, planetary scientist and Director of the Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe at the SETI Institute, discussing the history of water on Mars.

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Big Picture Science – Creature Discomforts

June 3, 2019

Big Picture Science – Creature Discomforts Okay you animals, line up: stoned sloths, playful pandas, baleful bovines, and vile vultures. We’ve got you guys pegged, thanks to central casting. Or do we? Our often simplistic view of animals ignores their remarkable adaptive abilities. Stumbly sloths are in fact remarkably agile and a vulture’s tricks for […]

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BiPiSci – Creature Discomforts: Lisa Margonelli / Termite Technology

June 3, 2019

Big Picture Science / Termite Technology click to listen (trt 14:25) Click above to listen to Part 3 of Creature Discomforts, featuring Lisa Margonelli, journalist and author of “Underbug: An Obsessive Tale of Termites and Technology.”

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BiPiSci – Creature Discomforts: Chris Metzler / Nutria Invasion

June 3, 2019

Big Picture Science / Nutria Invasion click to listen (trt 13:37) Click above to listen to Part 2 of Creature Discomforts, featuring Chris Metzler, Co-director and producer of the film Rodents of Unusual Size, which imparts the tale of the nutria, a giant, invasive swamp rat which is endangering Louisiana’s wetlands.

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BiPiSci – Creature Discomforts: Lucy Cooke / Misunderstood Animals

June 3, 2019

Big Picture Science / Misunderstood Animals click to listen (trt 11:05) Click above to listen to Part 1 of Creature Discomforts, featuring Lucy Cooke, zoologist, broadcaster, and author of “The Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife.”

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Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Worrier Mentality

May 27, 2019

Big Picture Science – Worrier Mentality Poisonous snakes, lightning strikes, a rogue rock from space. There are plenty of scary things to fret about, but are we burning adrenaline on the right ones? Stepping into the bathtub is more dangerous than flying from a statistical point of view, but no one signs up for “fear […]

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