Big Picture Science – What Goes Around: Paul Bogard / Soil Depletion

July 24, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science – Soil Depletion click to listen (TRT 11:28) Click above to listen to part 4 of What Goes Around, featuring Paul Bogard, assistant professor of English at James Madison University and author of, “The Ground Beneath […]

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Big Picture Science – What Goes Around: Etienne Schneider / Mining Asteroids

July 24, 2017

Big Picture Science – Mining Asteroids click to listen (TRT 5:34) Click above to listen to part 3 of What Goes Around, featuring Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister and Economic Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and Pete Worden, chairman of the Breakthrough Prize Foundation and former Director of the NASA Ames Research Center, […]

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Big Picture Science – What Goes Around: Eugene Kapustin / Water From Air

July 24, 2017

Big Picture Science – Water From Air click to listen (TRT 7:24) Click above to listen to part 2 of What Goes Around, featuring Eugene Kapustin, graduate student in the Department of Chemistry at University of California, Berkeley, describing how a metal organic framework, or MOF, is used to extract water from thin air.

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Big Picture Science – What Goes Around: Tom Szaky / Recycle Everything

July 24, 2017

Big Picture Science – Recycle Everything click to listen (TRT 13:12) Click above to listen to part 1 of What Goes Around, featuring Tom Szaky, CEO and founder of Terracycle, who proposes eliminating all waste and recycling literally everything.

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Big Picture Science – Eclipsing All Other Shows: Madhulika Guhathakurta / Solar Probe

July 17, 2017

Big Picture Science – Solar Probe click to listen (TRT 6:19) Click above to listen to part 4 of Eclipsing All Other Shows, featuring Madhulika Guhathakurta, astrophysicist at NASA Heliophysics Science Division and Program Scientist for the Solar Probe Plus mission, discussing the planned mission to send a probe to the sun.

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Big Picture Science – Eclipsing All Other Shows: David Baron / American Eclipse

July 17, 2017

Big Picture Science – American Eclipse click to listen (TRT 10:52) Click above to listen to part 1 of Eclipsing All Other Shows, featuring David Baron, author of “American Eclipse: A Nation’s Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World.”

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Big Picture Science – Eclipsing All Other Shows: Andrew Fraknoi / Eclipse Preparation

July 17, 2017

Big Picture Science – Eclipse Preparation click to listen (TRT 12:26) Click above to listen to part 2 of Eclipsing All Other Shows, featuring Andrew Fraknoi, chair of the Astronomy Department at Foothill College and author of children’s book, “When the Sun Goes Dark,” discussing how to prepare for, and what to expect during, the […]

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Big Picture Science – Eclipsing All Other Shows

July 17, 2017

Big Picture Science – Eclipsing All Other Showsclick to listen! They say that the experience of watching a total eclipse is so profound, you’re not the same afterward. If life-changing events are your thing and you’re in the lower 48 states on August 21st, let us help you make the most of viewing the Great […]

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Big Picture Science – Eclipsing All Other Shows: Jay Pasachoff / Total Eclipse

July 17, 2017

Big Picture Science – Total Eclipse click to listen (TRT 6:28) Click above to listen to part 3 of Eclipsing All Other Shows, featuring Jay Pasachoff, professor of Astronomy at Williams College and chair of the International Astronomical Union Working Group on Solar Eclipses, imparting more tips for viewing the total solar eclipse on August […]

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Big Picture Science – Frogs’ Pants

July 10, 2017

Big Picture Science – Frogs’ Pantsclick to listen! It’s one of the most bizarre biological experiments ever. In the 18th century, a scientist fitted a pair of tailor-made briefs on a male frog to determine the animal’s contribution to reproduction. The process of gestation was a mystery and scientists had some odd-ball theories. Today, a […]

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