BiPiSci – Bacteria to the Future: Antibiotics off the Farm

November 26, 2018

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science – Antibiotics off the Farm click to listen (TRT 13:17) Click above to hear part 2 of Bacteria to the Future, featuring Maryn McKenna, investigative journalist who specializes in public health and food policy, and author […]

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BiPiSci – Bacteria to the Future: Antibiotics on the Farm

November 26, 2018

Big Picture Science – Antibiotics on the Farm click to listen (TRT 14:01) Click above to hear part 1 of Bacteria to the Future, featuring Maryn McKenna, investigative journalist who specializes in public health and food policy, and author of “Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way […]

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Big Picture Science – Space Rocks!

November 19, 2018

Big Picture Science – Space Rocks!click to listen! It’s not a bird or a plane, and probably not an alien spaceship, although the jury’s still deliberating that one. Some astronomers have proposed that an oddly-shaped object that recently passed through our Solar System could be an alien artifact. We consider the E.T. explanation for ‘Oumuamua, […]

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BiPiSci – Space Rocks!: Avi Loeb / ‘Oumuamua Or…?

November 19, 2018

Big Picture Science / ‘Oumuamua Or…? click to listen (trt 4:26) Click above to listen to part 4 of Space Rocks!, featuring Avi Loeb, professor of Science at Harvard and chair of the Department of Astronomy, suggesting that an extra-solar object named ‘Oumuamua may not be either asteroid nor comet, but instead an alien artifact.

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BiPiSci – Space Rocks!: Mark Showalter / Ultima Thule

November 19, 2018

Big Picture Science / Ultima Thule click to listen (trt 7:16) Click above to listen to part 3 of Space Rocks!, featuring Mark Showalter, planetary scientist and Senior Research Scientist at the SETI Institute and a member of the New Horizons team, looking forward to the January 1, 2019 New Horizons flyby of the trans-Neptunian […]

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BiPiSci – Space Rocks!: J.L. Galache / Asteroid Mining

November 19, 2018

Big Picture Science / Asteroid Mining click to listen (trt 8:29) Click above to listen to part 2 of Space Rocks!, featuring J.L. Galache, asteroid astronomer and co-founder and CTO of Aten Engineering, describing the potential benefits of asteroid mining.

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BiPiSci – Space Rocks!: Roger Launius / Space Exploration

November 19, 2018

Big Picture Science / Space Exploration click to listen (trt 9:52) Click above to listen to part 1 of Space Rocks!, featuring Roger Launius, Former associate director of the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian and chief historian for NASA, recounting the space race of the 1960s and subsequent wane of public interest […]

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Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Science Denial

November 12, 2018

Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Science Denialclick to listen! Climate change isn’t happening. Vaccines make you sick. When it comes to threats to public or environmental health, a surprisingly large fraction of the population still denies the consensus of scientific evidence. But it’s not the first time – many people long resisted the evidentiary […]

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BiPiSci – Science Denial: Nancy Tomes / Convert Outreach

November 12, 2018

Big Picture Science / Convert Outreach click to listen (trt 2:50) Click above to listen to part 8 of Skeptic Check: Science Denial, featuring Nancy Tomes, professor of history at Stony Brook University, discussing how the best advocates for science among disbelievers are members of their group who have since changed their beliefs to that […]

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BiPiSci – Science Denial: Arthur Caplan / Scientists’ Responsibility

November 12, 2018

Big Picture Science / Scientists’ Responsibility click to listen (trt 4:03) Click above to listen to part 7 of Skeptic Check: Science Denial, featuring Art Caplan, professor and founding head of medical ethics at NYU School of Medicine, calling on scientists to take the lead in combating pseudoscience and misinformation.

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