Big Picture Science – The Fix Is In: Sarah Moffitt / Marine Biodiversity

December 26, 2016

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! The Fix Is In – Marine Biodiversity click to listen(TRT 11:42) Part 2 of The Fix Is In, featuring Sarah Moffitt, paleo-oceanographer at Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, Davis, describing how changing ocean temperatures can adversely affect marine […]

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Big Picture Science – The Fix Is In: Lea Goentoro and Michael Abrams / Re-Symmetrizing Jellyfish

December 26, 2016

The Fix Is In – Re-Symmetrizing Jellyfish click to listen(TRT 10:19) Part 1 of The Fix Is In, featuring Lea Goentoro, professor of biology at the California Institute of Technology, and Michael Abrams, biologist at the California Institute of Technology, describing how and why the moon jellyfish of genus Aurelia shift their remaining limbs to […]

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Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Fear Itself

December 19, 2016

Big Picture Science – Skeptic Check: Fear Itself Shhh. Is someone coming? Okay, we’ll make this quick. There are a lot of scary things going on in the world. Naturally you’re fearful. But sometimes fear has a sister emotion: suspicion. A nagging worry about what’s really going on. You know, the stuff they aren’t telling […]

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Big Picture Science – Fear Itself: Rob Brotherton / Suspicious Minds

December 19, 2016

Fear Itself – Suspicious Minds click to listen (TRT 12:50) Part 3 of Skeptic Check: Fear Itself, featuring Rob Brotherton, psychologist and adjunct assistant professor at Barnard College, and author of Suspicious Minds: Why We Believe Conspiracy Theories.

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Big Picture Science – Fear Itself: Seth Shostak / Alien Cover Up

December 19, 2016

Fear Itself – Alien Cover Up click to listen (TRT 7:32) Part 2 of Skeptic Check: Fear Itself, featuring Seth’s tale of recent correspondence regarding “proof” of life on Mars, similar to many of the messages he receives that often suggest, if not outright declare, that the government is hiding evidence of the existence of […]

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Big Picture Science – Fear Itself: Margee Kerr / Science of Fear

December 19, 2016

Fear Itself – Science of Fear click to listen (TRT 10:07) Part 1 of Skeptic Check: Fear Itself, featuring Margee Kerr, sociologist who studies fear and author of Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear.

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Big Picture Science – Are Animals Really That Smart?

December 12, 2016

Big Picture Science – Are Animals Really That Smart? You own a cat, or is it vice versa? Family friendly felines have trained their owners to do their bidding. Thanks to a successful evolutionary adaptation, they rule your house. Find out how your cat has you wrapped around its paw. And it’s not the only […]

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Big Picture Science – Are Animals Really That Smart: Frans de Waal / Animal Intelligence

December 12, 2016

BiPiSci – Animal Intelligenceclick to listen (trt 14:43) Part 3 of Are Animals Really That Smart, featuring Frans de Waal, primatologist and psychologist at Emory University, and author of Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

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Big Picture Science – Are Animals Really That Smart: Abigail Tucker / Cat Smarts

December 12, 2016

Psst! Hey you. Your cat is talking to you. Yes, you. BiPiSci – Cat Smartsclick to listen (trt 15:50) Part 2 of Are Animals Really That Smart, featuring Abigail Tucker, author of The Lion in the Living Room: How Housecats Tamed Us and Took Over the World.

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Big Picture Science – Are Animals Really That Smart: Alex Liu / Dinosaur Brain

December 12, 2016

BiPiSci – Dinosaur Brainclick to listen (trt 10:37) Part 1 of Are Animals Really That Smart, featuring Alex Liu, paleontologist at the University of Cambridge, U.K., describing the discovery of a fossilized dinosaur brain.

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