Big Picture Science – Air Apparent: Alexandra Horowitz / Dog Sense

December 4, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Big Picture Science / Dog Sense click to listen (trt 16:42) Part 3 of Air Apparent, featuring Alexandra Horowitz, dog cognition researcher at Barnard College and author of “Being A Dog: Following the Dog Into a World of Smell.”

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Big Picture Science – Air Apparent: Molly and the Chocolate Olfactory

December 4, 2017

Big Picture Science / Molly and the Chocolate Olfactory click to listen (trt 3:05) Part 2 of Air Apparent, featuring Ken Givich, Director of Microbiology at Guittard Chocolate company, helping Molly discover the source of the amazing scent she picks up in the air during her commute.

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Big Picture Science – Air Apparent: Sam Kean / Discovering Air

December 4, 2017

Big Picture Science / Discovering Air click to listen (trt 9:52) Part 1 of Air Apparent, featuring Sam Kean, science writer and author of “Caesar’s Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us.”

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents

November 27, 2017

Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents Hey, let’s meet last week for coffee. Okay, we can’t meet in the past … yet. But could it be only a matter of time before we can? In an attempt to defy the grandfather paradox, scientists try sending a photon back in time to destroy itself. Also, […]

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents: David Andrews / Line Time

November 27, 2017

Big Picture Science / Line Time click to listen (trt 10:31) Part 4 of Time Travel Agents, featuring David Andrews, Author of “Why Does the Other Line Always Move Faster?”

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents: Emma Bentley / Queuing Up

November 27, 2017

Big Picture Science / Queuing Up click to listen (trt 1:25) Part 3 of Time Travel Agents, featuring Emma Bentley, actual British person, and sister-in-law of Molly Bentley, conveying the very British anxieties involved with waiting in line.

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents: Richard Muller / Physics of Time

November 27, 2017

Big Picture Science / Physics of Time click to listen (trt 14:20) Part 2 of Time Travel Agents, featuring Richard Muller, physicist at the University of California Berkeley and author of “Now: The Physics of Time.”

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Big Picture Science – Time Travel Agents: Seth Lloyd / Teleportation

November 27, 2017

Big Picture Science / Teleportation click to listen (trt 11:09) Part 1 of Time Travel Agents, featuring Seth Lloyd, professor of quantum mechanical engineering, M.I.T., discussing recent experiments in teleporting photons, including one in which they attempted to send a photon back in time to destroy its former self.

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Big Picture Science – Wonder Women

November 20, 2017

Big Picture Science – Wonder Women We’re hearing about harassment of, and barriers to, women seeking careers in politics and entertainment. But what about science? Science is supposed to be uniquely merit-based and objective. And yet the data say otherwise. A new study reveals widespread harassment of women of color in space science. We look […]

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Big Picture Science – Wonder Women: Antonia Franco / SACNAS

November 20, 2017

Big Picture Science / SACNAS click to listen (trt 7:09) Click above to listen to Part 4 of Wonder Women, featuring Antonia Franco, Executive Director of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).

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