Join Dave, Ted, and Scott to learn about how stars explode, the REAL reason why birds don’t get shocked on power lines, and researchers’ latest breakthrough in the fight against the Zika virus.
This week, Scott talks about a football-field sized quantum computer, Chelsea describes the physics of frog tongues, and Natalie explains some outlandish basic research in a new segment called “WHY IS THIS A THING?”
This week, Nicole tells us what happens when the gene mafia rolls in and Nora wonders whether plants can hear. Plus, Emily takes questions from Reddits Sh*** Ask Science.
This week, Nicole describes the surprising source of a new sexually transmitted infection and Scott shares some neutrino news from his own research. Plus, Emily puts the ‘Scientist Spotlight’ on the Princess of Paleontology, Mary Anning.
Natalie, Jonathan, and Nora discuss some of the newest methods to hit the scientific scene in an effort to treat Parkinsons and HIV.
This week, Nora, Jonathan, and Emily talk about the science of crowds. Jonathan considers whether “Ask the Audience” is really the best lifeline and Emily shares how a large scale genetic study can help us understand which genes are essential to our survival.
Nicole, Natalie, and Nora discuss some really interesting animals – the naked mole rat and plastic eating moths and introduce our new host, Derrick.
Chelsea and Jonathan talk to the March for Science – SF organizers Dr. Monique Smith and Kristen Ratan about the march and what they hope to achieve.
This week, Chelsea, Natalie, and Emily team up with Nerd Nite Silicon Valley for a live show at the Tech Museum in San Jose. For this extreme-themed show, Natalie talks about engineering an entire organism from scratch and Chelsea covers building electronics IN SPACE… Plus, we bring back our mini-game show segment “WHY IS THIS A THING?”