Posted by: grokscience | December 4, 2019

Planetology

ErikAsphaugThe development of the planets and the solar system has continued to intrigue scientists. Recent advances in planetary science have broadened our perspective on the issue. On this episode, Dr. Erik Asphaug discussed his book, When the Earth had Two Moons.

The monolith? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 27, 2019

Charts

1fotocodasquaredCharts and graphical displays of information are essential to the modern age, but they are only as useful if one is prepared to us them. On this episode, Prof. Alberto Cairo discussed his book, How Charts Lie.

Pants on fire… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 20, 2019

Imagined Life

Michael+Summers+NASA+Holds+Update+New+Horizons+PLLE9Pwv6pVlWhat is the possibility of life elsewhere in the universe? How much closer are we to determining this issue? On this episode, Professor Michael Summers discussed the possibility of extraterrestrial life in his book, Imagined Life.

Phone home? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 13, 2019

Hearing

Owen_David_940_529_72-ppiHearing is one of the basic senses that is often ignored until something goes wrong. What can we do to protect our hearing and what are the current treatments for hearing problems? On this episode, David Owen discussed his book, Volume Control.

Turn it to 11… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | November 6, 2019

Galileo’s Error

5HYsZi0R_400x400The scientific study of consciousness continues to be plagued by a gap in understanding that may be traced to the foundations of modern science. On this episode, Philip Goff discussed the foundations for a new science of consciousness.

Cogito ergo…? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 30, 2019

Rabbit Effect

sgnA-gEK_400x400Although modern medicine has improved health outcomes in the past century, it continues to overlook hidden factors for human health, such as kindness. On this episode, Dr. Kelli Harding discussed the Rabbit Effect.

Down the rabbit hole… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 23, 2019

Nature Lessons

radio_ferguson-author-photo-12b-247x300_e50jprThe modern world has often forced us to become divorced from our connections with nature. On this episode, Gary Ferguson discussed eight master lessons from nature.

It surrounds us… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 16, 2019

Human Compatible

Dean's Society - October 23, 2006; Stuart RussellArtificial intelligence is rapidly outpacing the human ability to control it. How can we design human compatible AI systems? On this episode, Stuart Russell discussed the design of human compatible AI.

Take me to your leader… 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 9, 2019

Big Book

imageAmong all of the self recovery programs, alcoholics anonymous may be the most influential and the foundation for all those that followed. But, the history of this institution has only recently been explored in scholarly detail. On this episode, William Schaberg discussed Writing the Big Book: The Creation of A.A.

And, the little red one…? 😉

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Posted by: grokscience | October 2, 2019

Conscious Feeling

christof_koch_webHow does the brain give rise to subject feelings and is this the basis for consciousness? On this episode, Dr. Christof Koch discussed his research on consciousness.

Where is my mind… 😉

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