Tag Archives: Podcast

Science for the People: Superstorm

sftpThis week, Science for the People is exploring the evolving frontier of extreme weather, and how it’s influenced by our warming planet. Desiree Schell talks about the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded with Kathryn Miles, author of Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy. She will also talk about the relationship between climate change and hurricane strength and frequency with Christopher Landsea, Ph.D, Science and Operations Officer at NOAA’s National Hurricane Center.

*Josh provides research & social media help to Science for the People and is, therefore, completely biased.

Science for the People: Struck by Genius

sftpThis week, Science for the People is looking at brain injuries, and the ways they change the lives of patients. They talk to Jason Padgett and Maureen Seaberg, authors of Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel. They also speak to neuroscientist Dr. Adrian Owen about his brain imaging research detecting awareness in vegetative patients.

*Josh provides research help to Science for the People and is, therefore, completely biased.

Science for the People: Alan Turing

This week, Science for the People is learning more about the groundbreaking work and too-short life of Alan Turing, the brilliant mathematician, codebreaker and philosopher who laid the groundwork for the modern age of computing. They spend the hour with Oxford University Senior Research Fellow Andrew Hodges, talking about his book “Alan Turing: The Enigma.”

Science for the People: Shocked

sftpThis week, Science for the People is looking at medical advances that are blurring the lines between life and death. They’re joined by physician and researcher Dr. David Casarett, to talk about his book Shocked: Adventures in Bringing Back the Recently Dead. They also talk to Michael Kruse, founder of Bad Science Watch, about the history and application of CPR.

*Josh provides research help to Science for the People and is, therefore, completely biased.

 

Science for the People: A Sting in the Tale

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This week Science for the People is learning about the fascinating lives of bees, and the important role they play in our global ecosystem. They speak to University of Sussex biology professor Dave Goulson about his book A Sting in the Tale: My Adventures with Bumblebees. They also talk to Jocelyn Crocker, founding member of YEG Bees, about the rewards and challenges of urban beekeeping.

*Josh provides research help to Science for the People and is, therefore, completely biased.