Posted by: grokscience | May 25, 2022

Climate Restoration

Although changes to the global environment and climate seem to be increasing, is it possible to restore the climate for a sustainable future?  On this episode, Peter Fiekowsky discussed his new book, Climate Restoration.

Global varnish? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 18, 2022

Beautiful Beholding

In a worldwide plague with societies under lockdown, how can human communities survive? On this episode, Umar Turaki discussed his new novel, Such A Beautiful Thing to Behold.

Hold on… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 11, 2022

Inspired

Creativity is an elusive feature of the human mind that many would like to harness.  How does it arise and how can we cultivate it?  On this episode, Matt Richtel discussed his new book, Inspired.

Connect the dots… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | May 4, 2022

Probable Impossibilities

The great questions of science and philosophy continue to undergo rigorous exploration and experimentation.  What is our understanding of these questions?  On this episode, Alan Lightman discussed his new book, Probable Impossibilities.

Improbable possibility? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | April 27, 2022

Coral Reefs

Coral reefs are an amazing microcosm supporting life in the oceans, but their existence continues to be threatened.  On this episode, Juli Berwald discussed her new book, Life on the Rocks.

Shaken not stirred… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | April 20, 2022

Apollo Astronaut

Apollo 13 holds a unique place in the history of the early space missions.  The lunar pilot on the flight had a unique perspective on the mission and the evolution of the space program.  On this episode, Fred Haise discussed his new book, Never Panic Early.

42?… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | April 13, 2022

Quantum Steampunk

The laws of thermodynamics and quantum physics may seem to operate at completely different physical scales, but is it possible to combine these different physical principles?  On this episode, Dr. Nicole Junger Halpern discussed her book, Quantum Steampunk.

Entangled trains? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | April 6, 2022

Planet Rescue

How can we help preserve the biodiversity of the planet?  Can preserving half the land on the planet be the solution?  On this episode, Tony Hiss discussed his book, Rescuing the Planet.

The snap? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | March 30, 2022

Supervillain Science

How could an aspiring supervillain take over the world?  Are the comic book schemes of supervillainy supported by modern science?  On this episode, Ryan North discussed his new book, How to Take Over the World.

Kryptonite? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | March 23, 2022

Embodied Mind

The search for the physical basis of consciousness continues to challenge scientists.  Wherein lies the mind?  On this episode, Dr. Thomas R. Verny discussed his book, The Embodied Mind.

Behind the fridge? 😉

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