Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along

April 18, 2016

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science – Moving Right Alongclick to listen! You think your life is fast-paced, but have you ever seen a bacterium swim across your countertop? You’d be surprised how fast they can move. Find out why modeling the […]

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Bob Berman / Large Scale Movement

April 18, 2016

Moving Right Along – Large Scale Movement click to listen (TRT 4:11) Part 5 of Moving Right Along, featuring Bob Berman, astronomy writer and author of Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees, discussing motion on the larger, cosmological scale.

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Bill Phillips / Absolute Zero

April 18, 2016

Moving Right Along – Bill Phillips click to listen (TRT 9:41) Part 4 of Moving Right Along, featuring Bill Phillips, Nobel Prize-winning physicist at Joint Quantum Institute, a partnership between the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland, explaining how atoms don’t stop moving, making it difficult to attain a temperature […]

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Relative Motion

April 18, 2016

Moving Right Along – Relative Motion click to listen (TRT 4:13) Part 3 of Moving Right Along, featuring Seth’s description of how, thanks to Albert Einstein, we know that motion is relative.

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Bob Berman / Small Scale Movement

April 18, 2016

Moving Right Along – Small Scale Movement click to listen (TRT 11:43) Part 2 of Moving Right Along, featuring Bob Berman, astronomy writer and author of Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees.

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Big Picture Science – Moving Right Along: Mike Smith / Hurricane Tracking

April 18, 2016

Moving Right Along – Hurricane Tracking click to listen (TRT 9:24) Part 1 of Moving Right Along, featuring Mike Smith, meteorologist, senior vice president of AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions, and author of Warnings: The True Story of How Science Tamed the Weather, discussing the movement of hurricanes.

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Big Picture Science – Surfeit of the Vitalest

April 11, 2016

Big Picture Science – Surfeit of the Vitalest In the century and a half since Charles Darwin wrote his seminal On the Origin of the Species, our understanding of evolution has changed quite a bit. For one, we have not only identified the inheritance molecule DNA, but have determined its sequence in many animals and […]

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Big Picture Science – Surfeit of the Vitalest: Carl Zimmer / Biological Diversity

April 11, 2016

Surfeit of the Vitalest – Carl Zimmer click to listen (TRT 14:05) Part 3 of Surfeit of the Vitalest, featuring Carl Zimmer, columnist for the New York Times, discussing the biological diversity wrought by evolution.

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Big Picture Science – Surfeit of the Vitalest: Bernard Wood / Hominid Entities

April 11, 2016

Surfeit of the Vitalest – Bernard Wood click to listen (TRT 11:06) Part 2 of Surfeit of the Vitalest, featuring Bernard Wood, paleoanthropologist at George Washington University, on the various and sometimes concurrently existing species of pre-human higher primates, not all of which are our ancestors.

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Big Picture Science – Surfeit of the Vitalest: Doug Emlen / Animal Weapons

April 11, 2016

Surfeit of the Vitalest – Doug Emlen click to listen (TRT 13:48) Part 1 of Surfeit of the Vitalest, featuring Doug Emlen, biologist at the University of Montana and author of Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle.

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