Big Picture Science – 100% Invisible: Lisa Randall / Dark Matter

May 15, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! 100% Invisible – Dark Matter click to listen (trt 9:27) Click above to listen to Part 4 of 100% Invisible, featuring Lisa Randall, theoretical physicist at Harvard University and author of Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness […]

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Big Picture Science – 100% Invisible: Arthur McDonald / Neutrino Nobel

May 15, 2017

100% Invisible – Neutrino Nobel click to listen (trt 9:21) Click above to listen to Part 3 of 100% Invisible, featuring Arthur McDonald, astrophysicist emeritus of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery that neutrinos have mass.

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Big Picture Science – 100% Invisible: Michael Lemonick / Planet X

May 15, 2017

100% Invisible – Planet X click to listen (trt 8:39) Click above to listen to Part 2 of 100% Invisible, featuring Michael Lemonick, science writer and an editor at Scientific American magazine, on the history of the search for a 9th planet and the evidence for its discovery.

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Big Picture Science – 100% Invisible: Mike Brown / New Planet

May 15, 2017

100% Invisible – New Planet click to listen (trt 6:58) Click above to listen to Part 1 of 100% Invisible, featuring Mike Brown, astronomer at the California Institute of Technology, discussing the evidence for a “super Earth” sized planet located (but not yet directly observed) in the far reaches of our solar system.

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Big Picture Science – Time on Your Side

May 8, 2017

Big Picture Science – Time on Your Sideclick to listen! Time passes like an arrow, but what if it flew like a boomerang? Scientists are learning how to reverse time’s most relentless march: aging. But before we rewind time, let’s try to define it, because there’s plenty of debate about just what time is – […]

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Big Picture Science – Time on Your Side: Pradeep Reddy / Reverse Aging

May 8, 2017

Time on Your Side – Reverse Aging click to listen (trt 10:05) Click above to listen to Part 4 of Time on Your Side, featuring Pradeep Reddy, research scientist at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, describing his work in reprogramming the biological clock in mice, thereby extending their lifespan.

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Big Picture Science – Time on Your Side: Joon Yun / Longevity Prize

May 8, 2017

Time on Your Side – Longevity Prize click to listen (trt 9:22) Click above to listen to Part 3 of Time on Your Side, featuring Joon Yun, radiologist, head of Palo Alto Investors and creator and sponsor of the Palo Alto Longevity prize.

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Big Picture Science – Time on Your Side: James Cole / Brain Age

May 8, 2017

Time on Your Side – Brain Age click to listen (trt 8:56) Click above to listen to Part 2 of Time on Your Side, featuring James Cole, postdoc studying neuroanatomy at Imperial College London, discussing the concept of brain age, wherein one’s “true” age (and lifespan!) might be determined through analysis of their brain.

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Big Picture Science – Time on Your Side: Dean Buonomano / Time Travelling Mind

May 8, 2017

Time on Your Side – Time Travelling Mind click to listen (trt 12:22) Click above to listen to Part 1 of Time on Your Side, featuring Dean Buonomano, neurobiologist and psychologist at UCLA and author of “Your Brain is a Time Machine”.

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Big Picture Science – Eve of Disruption

May 1, 2017

Big Picture Science – Eve of Disruptionclick to listen! Only two of the following three creations have had lasting scientific or cultural impact: The telescope … the Sistine Chapel ceiling … the electric banana. Find out why one didn’t make the cut as a game-changer, and why certain eras and places produce a remarkable flowering […]

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