Big Picture Science – And To Space We Return: Cameron Smith / Space Humans

November 7, 2016

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Cameron Smith / Space Humansclick to listen (trt 10:17) Part 3 of And To Space We Return, featuring Cameron Smith, archaeologist at Portland State University, discussing how space born descendants of explorers would evolve culturally, if not genetically.

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Big Picture Science – And To Space We Return: Chris Impey / Exploring Space

November 7, 2016

Chris Impey / Exploring Spaceclick to listen (trt 11:42) Part 2 of And To Space We Return, featuring Chris Impey, astronomer at the University of Arizona and author of Beyond: Our Future in Space.

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Big Picture Science – And To Space We Return: Timothy Beers / Star-stuff

November 7, 2016

Timothy Beers / Star-stuffclick to listen (trt 10:59) Part 1 of And To Space We Return, featuring Timothy Beers, astronomer at the University of Notre Dame, describing how exploding stars distributed elements throughout the universe and how a star’s age can be determined by the lack of heavier elements.

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Big Picture Science – Hidden History

November 1, 2016

Big Picture Science – Hidden History Archaeologists continue to hunt for the city of Atlantis, even though it may never have existed. But, what if it did? Its discovery would change ancient history. Sometimes when we dig around in the past, we can change our understanding of how we got to where we are. We […]

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Big Picture Science – Hidden History: Christine Kenneally / Deep DNA

November 1, 2016

Christine Kenneally / Deep DNA click to listen (trt 10:40) Part 5 of Hidden History, featuring Christine Kenneally, journalist and author of The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures.

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Big Picture Science – Hidden History: Peter Ward / Slow Motion Extinction

November 1, 2016

Peter Ward / Slow Motion Extinction click to listen (trt 11:41) Part 4 of Hidden History, featuring Peter Ward, paleontologist at the University of Washington and author of A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries about the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth, who suggests that volcanic activity was precipitating a mass […]

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Big Picture Science – Hidden History: David Morrison / Impact Extinction

November 1, 2016

David Morrison / Impact Extinction click to listen (trt 3:08) Part 3 of Hidden History, featuring David Morrison, senior scientist at the NASA Ames Research Center, laying out evidence that an asteroid impact caused the mass extinction that ended the Cretaceous period.

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Big Picture Science – Hidden History: Dinosaurs Unleashed

November 1, 2016

Dinosaurs Unleashed click to listen (trt 1:05) Part 2 of Hidden History, wherein we imagine sharing our world with not-at-all-extinct dinosaurs.

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Big Picture Science – Hidden History: Mark Adams / Atlantis

November 1, 2016

Mark Adams / Atlantis click to listen (trt 9:52) Part 1 of Hidden History, featuring Mark Adams, author of Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City.

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Big Picture Science – Moral’s Law

October 24, 2016

Big Picture Science – Moral’s Law “If it bleeds, it leads” is the tried and true tenet of news. Indeed, headlines are often no more than a long list of moral atrocities. Yet one man argues that we’re living in the most civilized era in history. And he credits this to scientific thought and reason. […]

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