Big Picture Science – Brain Dust: Michel Maharbiz / Neural Dust

April 9, 2018

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! BiPiSci – Neural Dustclick to listen (trt 16:42) Part 3 of Brain Dust, featuring Michel Maharbiz, electrical engineer at the University of California, Berkeley, describing tiny particles being designed to interface with the human brain.

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Big Picture Science – Hawkingravity

April 2, 2018

Big Picture Science – Hawkingravity Stephen Hawking felt gravity’s pull. His quest to understand this feeble force spanned his career, and he was the first to realize that black holes actually disappear – slowly losing the mass of everything they swallow in a dull, evaporative glow called Hawking radiation. But one of gravity’s deepest puzzles […]

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Big Picture Science – Hawkingravity: Raphael Bousso / Theory of Everything

April 2, 2018

Big Picture Science – Theory of Everything click to listen (TRT 12:11) Click above to listen to part 4 of Hawkingravity, featuring Raphael Bousso, physicist at the Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, University of California Berkeley, discussing the search for a single, unified description of all the phenomena in nature.

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Big Picture Science – Hawkingravity: Camuccio & Rattray / LIGO Discoveries

April 2, 2018

Big Picture Science – LIGO Discoveries click to listen (TRT 7:59) Click above to listen to part 3 of Hawkingravity, featuring Richard Camuccio, graduate research assistant at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy, a LIGO collaborator, and Wahltyn Rattray, grad-student at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Center […]

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Big Picture Science – Hawkingravity: Janna Levin / Hawking Radiation

April 2, 2018

Big Picture Science – Hawking Radiation click to listen (TRT 9:31) Click above to listen to part 2 of Hawkingravity, featuring Janna Levin, physicist and astronomer at Barnard College of Columbia University, and the author of “Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space,” describing Hawking radiation, and how dying black holes will eventually […]

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Big Picture Science – Hawkingravity: Leonard Mlodinow / Working with Hawking

April 2, 2018

Big Picture Science – Working with Hawking click to listen (TRT 7:19) Click above to listen to part 1 of Hawkingravity, featuring Leonard Mlodinow, physicist and author of “The Grand Design” with Stephen Hawking, and most recently, “Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change.”

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Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat

March 26, 2018

Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat Sherlock Holmes doesn’t have a science degree, yet he thinks rationally – like a scientist. You can too! Learn the secrets of being irritatingly logical from the most famous sleuth on Baker Street. Plus, discover why animal trackers 100,000 years ago may have been the […]

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Big Picture Science – Your Inner Lab Coat: Science Course Wish List

March 26, 2018

Big Picture Science – Science Course Wish List click to listen (trt 5:33) Part 4 of Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat, featuring newly-minted scientists Michael Kemp, Toni Lyn Morelli, Ilona Kotlewska, and Yonatan Lipsitz, each describing a non-existent science course they wish they’d taken.

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Big Picture Science – Your Inner Lab Coat: Chad Orzel / Your Inner Scientist

March 26, 2018

Big Picture Science – Your Inner Scientist click to listen (trt 10:07) Part 3 of Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat, featuring Chad Orzel, physicist and astronomer at Union College, and author of How to Teach Physics to Your Dog and Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist.

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Big Picture Science – Your Inner Lab Coat: Maria Konnikova / Sherlock’s Science

March 26, 2018

Big Picture Science – Sherlock’s Science click to listen (trt 9:41) Part 2 of Skeptic Check: Your Inner Lab Coat, featuring Maria Konnikova, psychologist, journalist, and author of Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes. Her weekly blog on psychology is at newyorker.com.

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