Is there life on other planets? Are they comprised of carbon shaped buckyballs? And if they visit earth, what geological remnant will they find of humanity? Join hosts Dave, Diego, Emily, and Tyler as we discuss the search for extraterrestrial life, buckyballs in space, and Anthropocene.
Join Diego, Trisha, Nora, and Tyler as they make connections… with Pluto, between brains, and between blood supplies.
On this week’s show, join hosts Diego, Ted, Nora, and Dr. Trisha to discuss the science of emotions featured in Pixar’s new animated film, Inside Out, recent research linking climate change to severe weather, and ultrasound-based fingerprinting.
Greg, Trisha, Ted, and new host Scott discuss mysteries of genomes and the law, the case of the devious defecators, and how neutrinos are like apple pie, banana cream pie, and blueberry pie all at the same time.
Join Dave, Trisha, Emily, and Chelsea as they discuss the coolest science: Hollywood dinosaurs, a new brain structure, and very cool ants.
Hosts Ted, Tyler, Trisha, and Dave honor John Nash by talking about game theory and a delicious version of the prisoner’s dilemma, then discuss just how hot blooded the dinosaurs were. Finally, they’ll share the secrets to getting your own chocolatey smooth headlines into the popular science news.
This week we explore what’s interesting about those elements at the bottom of the periodic table, how to pack your DNA so it fits in your cells, and a study that tries to answer when women should consider freezing their eggs.
Join Trisha, Diego, Lisl, and Tyler to learn how to establish a deep connection with your dog, what’s waving at us from 20,000 leagues under the sea, and why some animals survive while others go extinct.
Dr. Rosanna Chau joins the Goggles Optional team to discusses why bacteria form a slip n’ slide in their quest for sunlight. We also uncover how your brain uses light to control your circadian rhythm.