Big Picture Science – Asteroids!: Sharon Cisneros / Meteorites for Sale

September 4, 2016

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science / Meteorites for Sale click to listen (trt 5:45) Part 5 of Asteroids!, featuring Sharon Cisneros, co-owner of the Mineralogical Research Company in San Jose, California, discussing the purveyance of meteorites.

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Big Picture Science – Asteroids!: Alex Tabarrok / DisAsteroid Economics

September 4, 2016

Big Picture Science / DisAsteroid Economics click to listen (trt 4:33) Part 4 of Asteroids!, featuring Alex Tabarrok, economist at George Mason University, discussing the costs of (and subsequent resistance to) avoiding an asteroid collision.

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Big Picture Science – Asteroids!: J.L. Galache / Finding Asteroids

September 4, 2016

Big Picture Science / Finding Asteroids click to listen (trt 5:59) Part 3 of Asteroids!, featuring J.L. Galache, astronomer at the Minor Planet Center at the Harvard Center for Astrophysics, describing efforts to detect asteroids.

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Big Picture Science – Asteroids!: David Morrison / Near-Earth Asteroids

September 4, 2016

Big Picture Science / Near-Earth Asteroids click to listen (trt 7:45) Part 2 of Asteroids!, featuring David Morrison, Senior Scientist of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute at NASA Ames Research Center, discussing the cataloging of asteroids that may pose a danger to Earth.

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Big Picture Science – Asteroids!: Peter Jenniskens / Chelyabinsk Meteor

September 4, 2016

Big Picture Science / Chelyabinsk Meteor click to listen (trt 3:58) Part 1 of Asteroids!, featuring Peter Jenniskens, senior Research Scientist at the SETI Institute, describing the explosion of a meteor over Chelyabinsk, Russia in 2013.

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Big Picture Science – DIY Diagnosis

August 29, 2016

Big Picture Science – DIY Diagnosis Got aches and pains? Critters in the Cretaceous would have been sympathetic. A new study reveals that painful arthritis plagued a duck-billed dinosaur. Scientists impressively diagnosed the animal’s condition without a house call by examining its 70 million-year old bones. The technology we use for health diagnoses are becoming […]

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Big Picture Science – DIY Diagnosis: Anna Wexler / TDCS Risks

August 29, 2016

Big Picture Science / TDCS Risks click to listen (trt 13:22) Part 4 of DIY Diagnosis, featuring Anna Wexler, neuroethicist and PhD candidate in the History, Anthropology, Science, Technology and Society program at MIT, discussing the risks of self-applied trans-cranial direct current stimulation (TDCS).

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Big Picture Science – DIY Diagnosis: Peter Simpson-Young / Brain Stimulation

August 29, 2016

Big Picture Science / Brain Stimulation click to listen (trt 6:01) Part 3 of DIY Diagnosis, featuring Peter Simpson-Young, a graduate student at the University of Sydney studying neuroscience, describing the self-application of trans-cranial direct current stimulation (TDCS).

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Big Picture Science – DIY Diagnosis: Carl Zimmer / Genome Sequenced

August 29, 2016

Big Picture Science / Genome Sequenced click to listen (trt 10:05) Part 2 of DIY Diagnosis, featuring Carl Zimmer, science writer, author, and national correspondent for STAT, an online magazine that reports on the frontiers of science and medicine. His weekly column “Matter,” appears in the New York Times. Here he discusses what he learned […]

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Big Picture Science – DIY Diagnosis: Jennifer Anne / Dinosaur Doctor

August 29, 2016

Big Picture Science / Dinosaur Doctor click to listen (trt 7:18) Part 1 of DIY Diagnosis, featuring Jennifer Anne, recent graduate of the University of Manchester who studies injuries and diseases in dinosaurs.

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