Posted by: grokscience | January 9, 2019

Einstein Breakfast

sm_ted_nyc_dictator-600x372Quantum mechanics may seem to be an esoteric topic that has little impact on our daily lives. Surprisingly, one can find the influence of quantum mechanics in our daily breakfast. On this episode, Chad Orzel discussed Breakfast with Einstein.

Eggs in an infinite well… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | January 2, 2019

Otterficial Intelligence

hD7C04s.gifThere is nothing artificial about an otter’s intelligence. But if humans and computers could be as smart as these geniuses of the animal kingdom, what would they do? On this episode, Sam Liang joins us to talk about hisΒ artificial intelligence startup Otter.AI and what this means for improving business communication and workflow.

The age of ottermation is here! πŸ˜‰

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Editor’s note: Otter.AI is a real-time service that converts audio conversations into remarkably accurate transcriptions. Check out this page to see a transcription of the interview.

Posted by: grokscience | December 26, 2018

Setpoint Diet

thecaloremythbailorauthorphoto-copy-752x637The setpoint theory suggests that our bodies have a natural range of weight that is determined. This setpoint can be changed to improve health and longevity. On this episode, Jonathan Bailor discussed the setpoint diet.

Think thin… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | December 20, 2018

Dark Light

aoede-bench-crop-264x300Chronic illness can be a challenge for those coping with their condition. How can one transcend a chronic illness? On this episode, Lisa Sniderman discussed a Light in the Darkness.

Let it shine… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | December 12, 2018

Economic Puzzles

imagesEconomics may be called the dismal science, but an economic perspective could help solve many puzzles in everyday life. On this episode, Steven Landsburg discussed how to outsmart an economist.

Phone a friend? πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | December 5, 2018

Medical Mysteries

Thomas-MorrisWhat can exploding teeth tell us about the progress of medical science? On this episode, Thomas Morris will discuss the mystery of the exploding teeth.

Ouch… πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | November 28, 2018

Home Fauna

Rob_Dunn_570Although a spotless home may seem like a land where no creature may venture, one might be surprised to find several species residing there. On this episode, Rob Dunn discussed the animals that never leave us home alone.

Kevin! πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | November 21, 2018

Space History

launius-at-baltimore-aiaa-2009-12The history of space exploration is vast and encompasses centuries of human activity. On this episode, Roger D. Launius discussed the Smithsonian history of space exploration.

Blast off! πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | November 14, 2018

Animal Myths

5bc8bc8db2946.imageThe animal kingdom is a diverse and exciting place, but how much of what we know about it is true? On this episode, Nick Caruso discussed the truths and myths about the animal kingdom.

Bigfoot? πŸ˜‰

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Posted by: grokscience | November 7, 2018

Einstein Shadow

x300Black holes capture everything that passes its event horizon, even light. So, how can a black hole be seen? On this episode, Seth Fletcher discussed the event horizon telescope.

Go, Einstein… πŸ˜‰

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