Big Picture Science – It’s In Material: Mark Miodownik / Future Materials

October 2, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! It’s In Material – Future Materials click to listen (TRT 9:53) Click above to listen to part 5 of It’s In Material, featuring Mark Miodownik, materials scientist at University College London and author of “Stuff Matters; Exploring the Marvelous […]

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Big Picture Science – It’s In Material: Mark Howarth / Bacterial Superglue

October 2, 2017

It’s In Material – Bacterial Superglue click to listen (TRT 8:11) Click above to listen to part 4 of It’s In Material, featuring Mark Howarth, a Biochemist at Oxford University, describing his work in developing a superglue from the proteins of flesh-eating bacteria.

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Big Picture Science – It’s In Material: Andrew Dent / Arachnitecture

October 2, 2017

It’s In Material – Arachnitecture click to listen (TRT 8:38) Click above to listen to part 3 of It’s In Material, featuring Andrew Dent, Vice President of Library and Materials Research at Material ConneXion, a company developing ultra-strong materials derived from the properties of spider silk.

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Big Picture Science – It’s In Material: Dava Newman / Suit Rebooted

October 2, 2017

It’s In Material – Suit Rebooted click to listen (TRT 6:32) Click above to listen to part 2 of It’s In Material, featuring Dava Newman, professor of Astronautics and Engineering Systems at MIT, describing the development of a new space suit to help further human space exploration.

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Big Picture Science – It’s In Material: Nicole Stott / Reboot the Suit

October 2, 2017

It’s In Material – Reboot the Suit click to listen (TRT 5:05) Click above to listen to part 1 of It’s In Material, featuring artist and Retired NASA astronaut, Nicole Stott, discussing how space suits need to be updated to further human space exploration.

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Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Aliens – The Evidence

September 25, 2017

Big Picture Science: Aliens – The Evidence Once again the aliens have landed … in theaters. It’s no spoiler to say that the latest cinematic sci-fi, Arrival, involves extraterrestrials visiting Earth. But for some folks, the film’s premise is hardly shocking. They’re convinced that the aliens have already come. But is there any proof that […]

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Big Picture Science – Aliens – The Evidence: Jill Tarter / Interesting Phenomena

September 25, 2017

BiPiSci – Interesting Phenomenaclick to listen (trt 12:02) Click above to listen to part 4 of Skeptic Check: Aliens – The Evidence, featuring Jill Tarter, scientist, Board member, and Bernard M. Oliver Chair for SETI, at the SETI Institute, describing the magnitude of the search, and discussing two intriguing recent astronomical discoveries.

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Big Picture Science – Aliens – The Evidence: Paul Davies / Expanding the Search

September 25, 2017

BiPiSci – Expanding the Searchclick to listen (trt 10:18) Click above to listen to part 3 of Skeptic Check: Aliens – The Evidence, featuring Paul Davies, physicist, Director of the Beyond Center at Arizona State University, and author of The Eerie Silence: Renewing Our Search for Alien Intelligence.

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Big Picture Science – Aliens – The Evidence: Ben Radford / U.F.O.s

September 25, 2017

BiPiSci – Ben Radford / U.F.O.sclick to listen (trt 9:34) Click above to listen to part 2 of Skeptic Check: Aliens – The Evidence, featuring Ben Radford, Research Fellow with the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry and managing editor of “Skeptical Inquirer Science Magazine”, discussing the evidence he’s been presented of the existence of U.F.O.s.

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Big Picture Science – Aliens – The Evidence: Seth Goes to AlienCon

September 25, 2017

BiPiSci – Seth Goes to AlienConclick to listen (trt 2:38) Click above to listen to part 1 of Skeptic Check: Aliens – The Evidence, featuring a visit to the San Francisco Bay Area’s 2016 AlienCon, where Seth interviewed a couple of attendees about their interest in alien visitation.

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