BiPiSci – Headed For Trouble: Carl Lipo / No Such Collapse

September 30, 2019

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science – No Such Collapse click to listen (TRT 15:57) Click above to listen to part 3 of Headed For Trouble, featuring Carl Lipo, Anthropologist and professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York, explaining how […]

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BiPiSci – Headed For Trouble: Sarah Parcak / Space Archaeology

September 30, 2019

Big Picture Science – Space Archaeology click to listen (TRT 9:53) Click above to listen to part 2 of Headed For Trouble, featuring Sarah Parcak, Archaeologist, Egyptologist, remote sensing expert, professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and author of Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past, describing how satellite imagery of […]

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BiPiSci – Headed For Trouble: Seth Goes to Easter Island

September 30, 2019

Big Picture Science – Seth Goes to Easter Island click to listen (TRT 14:06) Click above to listen to part 1 of Headed For Trouble, featuring James Grant Peterkin, tour guide, resident, and British Honorary Consul on Easter Island, recounting the “collapse” theory of the decline of the island’s early civilization.

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Big Picture Science – Keeping Humans in the Loop

September 23, 2019

Big Picture Science – Keeping Humans in the Loop Modern technology is great, but could we be losing control? As our world becomes more crowded and demands for resources are greater, some people worry about humanity’s uncertain prospects. An eminent cosmologist considers globe-altering developments such as climate change and artificial intelligence. Will we be able […]

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BiPiSci – Keeping Humans in the Loop: Malka Older / Democratic Information

September 23, 2019

Big Picture Science – Democratic Information click to listen (TRT 12:44) Click above to listen to part 3 of Keeping Humans in the Loop, featuring Malka Older, humanitarian worker and author of The Centenal Cycle, discussing the central premise of her science fiction series, wherein all information is accessible to all.

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BiPiSci – Keeping Humans in the Loop: Douglas Rushkoff / Team Human

September 23, 2019

Big Picture Science – Team Human click to listen (TRT 14:19) Click above to listen to part 2 of Keeping Humans in the Loop, featuring Douglas Rushkoff, media theorist, professor of media theory and digital economics at the City University of New York, and author of Team Human, describing how social media has been designed […]

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BiPiSci – Keeping Humans in the Loop: Martin Rees / Technical Optimism

September 23, 2019

Big Picture Science – Technical Optimism click to listen (TRT 9:22) Click above to listen to part 1 of Keeping Humans in the Loop, featuring Martin Rees, cosmologist, astrophysicist, Great Britain’s Astronomer Royal, and author of On the Future: Prospects for Humanity. He discusses what it means to be a technical optimist and a political […]

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Big Picture Science – Rip Van Winkle Worm

September 16, 2019

Big Picture Science – Rip Van Winkle Worm Your shower pipes are alive. So are your sinks, books, and floorboards. New studies of our homes are revealing just what species live there – in the thousands, from bacteria to flies to millipedes. Meanwhile, life keeps surprising us by popping up in other unexpected places: the […]

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BiPiSci – Rip Van Winkle Worm: Rob Dunn / Your Household Zoo

September 16, 2019

Big Picture Science – Our Household Zoo click to listen (TRT 13:40) Click above to listen to part 4 of Rip Van Winkle Worm, featuring Rob Dunn, professor of applied ecology at North Carolina State University and at the Natural History Museum at the University of Copenhagen, as well as author of “Never Home Alone: […]

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BiPiSci – Rip Van Winkle Worm: Karen Lloyd / Deep Carbon Observatory

September 16, 2019

Big Picture Science – Deep Carbon Observatory click to listen (TRT 6:40) Click above to listen to part 3 of Rip Van Winkle Worm, featuring Karen Lloyd, environmental microbiologist and associate professor at the University of Tennessee, discussing the discovery of biomass deep beneath the surface of the Earth.

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