Neil deGrasse Tyson looks at the relationship between television and American culture, with the help of writer and producer Norman Lear, author Saul Austerlitz, and co-host Chuck Nice. Plus, Bill Nye remembers “All in the Family.”
Marcus Knudson discusses making metallic hydrogen and how it can better our understanding of gas giant planets and David Grimm brings online news stories about kid justice, part-time dieting, and bird brains. Hosted by Sarah Crespi. [Img: NASA/ESA]
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the June 23/30, 2015 issue
This meta-analysis summarizes the effectiveness of cannabis and cannabinoids for managing medical and psychotic disorders, including chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, and mood and sleep disorders.
How important is space exploration? What’s next? Mars? Europa? Find out when Neil deGrasse Tyson interviews NASA Administrator Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden. Neil is joined in studio by astrophysicist Dr. Michael Shara and Bill Nye.
Samuel Wasser discusses using genetics to track down sources of elephant ivory, Suzanne Boyce talks with Susanne Bard about why it’s so hard to say the letter R, and David Grimm brings online news stories about declining devils, keeping dinos out of No…
Editor’s Audio Summary by Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the June 16, 2015 issue
Explore social media’s impact on society when Neil deGrasse Tyson chats with Twitter co-founder, Biz Stone. Sociologist Dr. Alondra Nelson and journalist Clive Thompson also join Neil and Eugene Mirman, while Bill Nye “likes” the revolution.
Sara Iverson discusses how telemetry has transformed the study of animal behavior in aquatic ecosystems, and Monita Chatterjee discusses the impact of cochlear implants on the ability to recognize emotion in voices, and David Grimm discusses daily news…
CONvergence is a few weeks away and guess what?!?! I’ll be back for the second year in a row! This science fiction and fantasy con almost contains TOO MUCH goodness!!! As a Skepchick, I’ll be participating SkepchickCon, the science track of CONvergence and other shenanigans. Here’s what I’ll be up to… Thursday, July 2 12:30 PM Robot Liability […]