Big Picture Science – Shell on Earth: Mike Brown / Earth’s Shell

March 27, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Shell on Earth – Earth’s Shell click to listen (TRT 12:20) Click above to listen to part 3 of Shell on Earth, featuring Mike Brown, professor of Geology, University of Maryland, imparting a new theory that Earth once had […]

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Big Picture Science – Shell on Earth: Al Tanner / Naked Cephalopods

March 27, 2017

Shell on Earth – Naked Cephalopods click to listen (TRT 7:01) Click above to listen to part 2 of Shell on Earth, featuring Al Tanner, Ph.D. student in paleobiology at the University of Bristol, U.K., explaining why cephalopods, unlike their other mollusk relatives, evolved to be shell-less.

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Big Picture Science – Shell on Earth: Rowan Lockwood / Oyster Paleobiology

March 27, 2017

Shell on Earth – Oyster Paleobiology click to listen (TRT 13:19) Click above to listen to part 1 of Shell on Earth, featuring Rowan Lockwood, conservation paleobiologist at the College of William and Mary, discussing research into the giant oyster fossils in the Chesapeake Bay.

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Big Picture Science – Born Legacy: Emma’s SOFIA Adventure

March 22, 2017

Born Legacy – Emma’s SOFIA Adventure click to listen (TRT 16:34) Click above to listen to the first part of Born Legacy, featuring reporter Emma Bentley’s all night ride aboard NASA’s SOFIA observatory. You can read her account of the adventure here. The guests in this segment include David McAllister, Deputy Program Manager for Operations […]

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Big Picture Science – Born Legacy

March 20, 2017

Big Picture Science – Born Legacy We know how the stars shine, but how do you make a star? We take an all-night ride on a high-flying jet – an airborne NASA observatory called SOFIA – to watch astronomers investigate how a star is born. You can hear the entire segment of Emma’s SOFIA adventure […]

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Big Picture Science – Born Legacy: Zeeya Merali / The Multiverse

March 20, 2017

Born Legacy – The Multiverse click to listen (TRT 8:06) Click above to listen to part 5 of Born Legacy, featuring Zeeya Merali, journalist and editor for the Foundational Questions Institute, and author of A Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes, describing the possible existence of multiple universes.

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Big Picture Science – Born Legacy: Zeeya Merali / DIY Universe

March 20, 2017

Born Legacy – DIY Universe click to listen (TRT 9:32) Click above to listen to part 4 of Born Legacy, featuring Zeeya Merali, journalist and editor for the Foundational Questions Institute, and author of A Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes.

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Big Picture Science – Born Legacy: SOFIA Science

March 20, 2017

Our intrepid reporter Emma Bentley stands near the telescope aboard SOFIA Born Legacy – SOFIA’s Mission click to listen (TRT 3:54) Click above to listen to part 3 of Born Legacy, featuring Huub Rottgering, director of Leiden Observatory in The Netherlands, Dietmar Lilienthal, manager of the DLR SOFIA Institute in Germany, and Cornelia Pabst, astronomer […]

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Big Picture Science – Born Legacy: SOFIA’s Mission

March 20, 2017

Born Legacy – SOFIA’s Mission click to listen (TRT 5:53) Click above to listen to part 2 of Born Legacy, featuring Charlie Kaminski, Engineering and Maintenance Manager of SOFIA, and Huub Rottgering, director of Leiden Observatory in The Netherlands, explaining the basic science done aboard SOFIA, analyzing star forming regions, and how this astronomy is […]

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Big Picture Science – Born Legacy: Meet SOFIA

March 20, 2017

Born Legacy – Meet SOFIA click to listen (TRT 6:46) Click above to listen to part 1 of Born Legacy, featuring David McAllister, Deputy Program Manager for Operations of SOFIA at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center, Nick Veronico, Manager of SOFIA Communications for NASA Ames Research Center and Universities Space Research Association, describing how […]

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