Posted by: grokscience | September 13, 2017

Private Spaceflight

0apg5Z2WPrivate spaceflight is quickly becoming a reality, but how did the birth of this industry begin? On this episode, Julian Guthrie discussed how to build a spaceship.

Blast off! 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | September 6, 2017

Dog Cognition

berns_dog_scan_400x327What is it like to be a dog? Modern neuroscience may allow us to peer beyond the veil of how a dog perceives the world. On this episode, Dr. Gregory Berns discussed what it is like to be a dog.

Cat? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 30, 2017

Quakeland

61glAz7y33L._UX250_Earthquake threats are not just limited to the pacific rim and have become more frequent due to human-induced seismic changes. On this episode, Kathryn Miles discussed earthquakes in America.

Shaken not stirred… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 16, 2017

Clean Economics

Joel-Solomon-Brick-wall-cropped-hi-res-1940x1293Although the invisible hand of economics may seem to be agnostic to the nature of industries supported, a change in the direction of capital may enable supporting clean industries. On this episode, Joel Solomon discussed the clean money revolution.

Dance, dance? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | August 2, 2017

Solar Eclipse

isonpeach-andy_zps992f64c9The next solar eclipse in America will occur on August 21, 2017. What is the best way to prepare to observe it? On this episode, Dr. Andrew Fraknoi discussed the Great American Eclipse.

Keep looking up… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 26, 2017

Aging Code

joshua.mitteldorfWhy do our bodies age? Is it due to natural wear and tear or are our bodies programmed to age on a schedule? On this episode, Dr. Josh Mitteldorf discussed the science of aging.

Do not go gently… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | July 12, 2017

Artificial Eves

wosk_photo_for_art-680The creation of artificial female robots traces back to the Pygmalion myth. On this episode, Prof. Julie Wosk discussed the history of female robots.

i/o… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 21, 2017

Cardiovascular Disease

show-image.phpAlthough diet and exercise are important factors in heart disease, genetics may play a bigger role. On this program, Dr. Jay N. Cohn discussed early detection of cardiovascular disease.

Be still my heart… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | June 7, 2017

Solar System Vacation

imagesThe solar system is full of many wondrous sights, perfect for any vacation and you can already start planning you next trip.  On this episode, Jana Grcevich and Olivia Koski discussed their vacation guide to the solar system.

Don’t forget your towel… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 31, 2017

Not Always Happy

kari-wagner-peckEvery parenting journey may be unique, but some may be unusual. On this episode, Kari Wagner-Peck discussed raising a child with Down’s Syndrome.

It takes a village… 😉

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