Science Talk

Science Talk

Episodes

  • Wild Sex: Beyond the Birds and the Bees

    Jul 15, 2014 | 31 min
  • What's So Funny?: The Science of Humor

    Jul 7, 2014 | 33 min
  • Hunting the Wild Neutrino

    May 23, 2014 | 22 min
  • Sometimes The Hoofprints Are From Zebras

    Apr 30, 2014 | 33 min
  • The First Nuclear Arms Race: Churchill's Bomb [Part 2]

    Apr 24, 2014 | 29 min
  • The First Nuclear Arms Race: Churchill's Bomb [Part 1]

    Apr 24, 2014 | 29 min
  • Take Me Out to the Run Expectancy Matrix Analysis

    Mar 18, 2014 | 38 min
  • Found In Space [Part 2]

    Feb 27, 2014 | 21 min
  • Found In Space [Part 1]

    Feb 27, 2014 | 21 min
  • From Gadgets To Galaxies: Conference Reports

    Feb 10, 2014 | 21 min
  • The Man Who Wasn't Darwin: Alfred Russel Wallace on the Centenary of His Death

    Nov 7, 2013 | 27 min
  • The Man Who Wasn't Darwin: A Podcast Interview With Alfred Russel Wallace Biographer Peter Raby

    Nov 7, 2013 | 27 min
  • Perv-View: Jesse Bering's New Book PERV

    Oct 29, 2013 | 40 min
  • The 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Karplus, Levitt and Warshel

    Oct 9, 2013 | 20 min
  • The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physics: Englert and Higgs

    Oct 8, 2013 | 24 min
  • The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine: Rothman, Schekman and Südhof

    Oct 7, 2013 | 19 min
  • Alan Alda Communicates Science

    Sep 30, 2013 | 34 min
  • Ira Flatow and the Teachable Moment

    Sep 20, 2013 | 19 min
  • Adam Rutherford's Creation Science (the Real Kind), Part 2

    Aug 29, 2013 | 25 min
  • Kids JUMP for Math [John Mighton's Junior Undiscovered Math Prodigies]

    Aug 7, 2013 | 31 min
  • Adam Rutherford's Creation Science (the Real Kind), Part 1

    Jul 31, 2013 | 33 min
  • Nobel Laureate Harry Kroto: The Threatened Enlightenment

    Jul 25, 2013 | 18 min
  • Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 1

    Jun 27, 2013 | 25 min
    Conservation biologist Kent Redford talks about the issues facing the intersection of synthetic biology and conservation biology and a conference that starts April 9th called "How will synthetic biology and conservation shape the future of nature?"
  • Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 2

    Jun 27, 2013 | 14 min
    Conservation biologist Kent Redford talks about the issues facing the intersection of synthetic biology and conservation biology and a conference that starts April 9th called "How will synthetic biology and conservation shape the future of nature?"
  • Penis Enlightenment: Bering Straight Talk

    Jun 27, 2013 | 35 min
  • Close Shave for Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Jun 18, 2013 | 16 min
  • Close Shave For Bill Nye The Science Guy

    Jun 18, 2013 | 16 min
    Bill Nye The Science Guy ponders Superman's tonsorial travails, and science education.
  • Is There a Doctor in the Spaceship?

    Apr 29, 2013 | 14 min
  • Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 1

    Apr 19, 2013 | 25 min
    Conservation biologist Kent Redford talks about the issues facing the intersection of synthetic biology and conservation biology and a conference that starts April 9th called "How will synthetic biology and conservation shape the future of nature?"
  • Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 2

    Apr 19, 2013 | 14 min
    Conservation biologist Kent Redford talks about the issues facing the intersection of synthetic biology and conservation biology and a conference that starts April 9th called "How will synthetic biology and conservation shape the future of nature?"
  • Mary Roach Cruises the Alimentary Canal

    Apr 16, 2013 | 31 min
  • Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 2

    Apr 2, 2013 | 14 min
  • Start Talking: Synthetic Biology and Conservation Biology Meet, Part 1

    Apr 2, 2013 | 25 min
  • Imagine All the People Turning Blue and Green

    Mar 29, 2013 | 16 min
  • Biotech's Brave New Beasts, Part 2

    Mar 27, 2013 | 17 min
  • Biotech's Brave New Beasts, Part 1

    Mar 26, 2013 | 21 min
  • CSI: 19th-Century France and the Birth of Forensic Science

    Mar 15, 2013 | 32 min
  • John Rennie Hacks the Planet

    Feb 28, 2013 | 22 min
  • Inside Isaac: A Discussion of Newton, Part 2

    Feb 25, 2013 | 21 min
    A panel of physicists, science historians and playwright Lucas Hnath discuss Newton following a performance of Hnath's play about Newton, called Isaac's Eye, at the Ensemble Studio Theater in New York City on February 20th. The play runs through March 10, 2013
  • Inside Isaac: A Discussion of Newton, Part 1

    Feb 24, 2013 | 29 min
    A panel of physicists, science historians and playwright Lucas Hnath discuss Newton following a performance of Hnath's play about Newton, called Isaac's Eye, at the Ensemble Studio Theater in New York City on February 20th. The play runs through March 10, 2013
  • Extinction : New Sci-Fi from Mark Alpert

    Feb 14, 2013 | 24 min
    Mark Alpert is a former editor at Scientific American who has gone on to become a best-selling science fiction writer. We talk about his latest book, Extinction, an apocalyptic tale hinging on brain-machine interfaces
  • Science and Tech in President Obama's SOTU

    Feb 13, 2013 | 14 min
    In his 2013 State of the Union address, Pres. Obama talked about climate change, energy and manufacturing technology innovation, and STEM education--that is, science, technology, engineering and math
  • Michael C. Hall Analyzes His Dexter's Mind, Part 2

    Jan 24, 2013 | 28 min
    Actor Michael C. Hall, of TV's Dexter, talks with psychologist Kevin Dutton, author of The Wisdom of Psychopaths, at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City
  • Michael C. Hall Analyzes His Dexter's Mind, Part 1

    Jan 23, 2013 | 37 min
    Actor Michael C. Hall, of TV's Dexter, talks with psychologist Kevin Dutton, author of The Wisdom of Psychopaths, at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City
  • Psychopathy's Bright Side: Kevin Dutton on the Benefits of Being a Bit Psychopathic, Part 2

    Dec 28, 2012 | 16 min
    Kevin Dutton is a psychologist at the University of Oxford. He talks about his latest book, The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us about Success

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