BiPiSci – DNA is Not Destiny: Mark Kelly and Christopher Mason / DNA in Space

October 15, 2018

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science / DNA in Space click to listen (trt 13:20) Click above to listen to Part 1 of DNA is Not Destiny, featuring Scott Kelly, former military test pilot and astronaut, and author of “Infinite Wonder,” and […]

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Big Picture Science – Creature Discomforts

October 8, 2018

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

October 8, 2018

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

October 8, 2018

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

October 8, 2018

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 – Wonder Women

October 1, 2018

Big Picture Science – Wonder Women We’re hearing about harassment of, and barriers to, women seeking careers in politics and entertainment. But what about science? Science is supposed to be uniquely merit-based and objective. And yet the data say otherwise. A new study reveals widespread harassment of women of color in space science. We look […]

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BiPiSci – Wonder Women: Antonia Franco / SACNAS

October 1, 2018

Big Picture Science / SACNAS click to listen (trt 7:09) Click above to listen to Part 4 of Wonder Women, featuring Antonia Franco, Executive Director of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).

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BiPiSci – Wonder Women: Kathryn Clancy / Hostile Environment

October 1, 2018

Big Picture Science / Hostile Environment click to listen (trt 8:58) Click above to listen to Part 3 of Wonder Women, featuring Kathryn Clancy, Associate Professor of anthropology at the University of Illinois, describing a study in which researchers asked women in scientific fields about eight different issues related to identity, and asked asked the […]

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BiPiSci – Wonder Women: Angela Saini / Inferior Memo

October 1, 2018

Big Picture Science / Inferior Memo click to listen (trt 10:17) Click above to listen to Part 2 of Wonder Women, featuring Angela Saini, journalist and author of “Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong”, discussing the various logical shortcomings of Google guy’s misguided memo.

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BiPiSci – Wonder Women: Jill Tarter / Standout Student

October 1, 2018

Big Picture Science / Standout Student click to listen (trt 11:57) Click above to listen to Part 1 of Wonder Women, featuring Jill Tarter, Astronomer, founding member of the SETI Institute, and member of the SETI Institute Board of Trustees. She is the subject of a biography by writer Sarah Scoles: “a href=”https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1681774410/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=arweal-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=1681774410&linkId=3c6f962f174f90d2272883173cf91453″>Making Contact: Jill […]

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