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August 11, 2019
Over on my other podcast, The Show About Politics & History, we've been visiting The Sixth Floor Museum to understand what happened when President John F. Kennedy visited Dallas in 1963. Before listening to this episode, I'd recommend listening to those episodes. Mike Haag is a forensic scientist for Forensic Science Consultants and a senior forensic scientist and supervisor at a Crime Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mike started learning about forsenic science at an early age from his father, Luke. On this episode of The Show About Science, Mike explains how modern science can debunk the many conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. You can listen to the episodes recorded at The Sixth Floor Museum here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-show-about-politics-history/id1450732353 A quick note for parents. This episode talks about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy which may not be suitable for younger ears. Make sure to subscribe and leave a review where ever you listen to podcasts!
July 21, 2019
On this episode of The Show About Science, Nate visits the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago to talk about asian carp and the risks they pose to the Great Lakes. His guest, Eve Barrs, is an aquarist with the Shedd’s quarantine team. Eve uses her knowledge of freshwater fish husbandry to provide top-quality care for a range of native Great Lakes species that find homes at Shedd. Listen to more episodes of The Show About Science at https://theshowaboutscience.com. This episode is sponsored by MEL Science. Support The Show About Science by signing up for a monthly subscription at: https://melscience.pxf.io/nate
June 13, 2019
Mark Hersam is a professor of Chemistry and Materials Science Engineering at Northwestern University. He joins Nate in The Show About Science studio to talk about nanotechnology, carbon nanotubes and how a pencil and some scotch tape led to the Nobel Prize winning discovery of graphene. This video on graphene from The Verge Science was really helpful when researching this episode: https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/10/17548362/graphene-material-breakthrough-science-technology-hype Learn more about Mark's work here: http://www.hersam-group.northwestern.edu/ This episode is sponsored by MEL Science. Support The Show About Science by signing up for a monthly subscription at: https://melscience.pxf.io/nate
May 31, 2019
On this episode of The Show About Science, we’re teaming up with Lindsay and Marshall, the hosts of Tumble, to listen back to some of their favorite moments from Season 4 of the show. This episode shares the stories behind the science and features clips from Rob Dunn (“Discover the Wildlife of Your Home”), Anne Hilborn (“The Secret to Cheetahs’ Super Speed”), Erika Rader (“What Would Earth Be Like If Volcanoes Didn’t Exist?”), and Robyn Grant (“The Science of Whiskers”). To hear the FULL episodes, listen in your favorite podcast app or check out the Tumble blog at https://sciencepodcastforkids.com! Tumble is a science podcast created to be enjoyed by the entire family. Hosted & produced by Lindsay Patterson (science journalist) & Marshall Escamilla (teacher).
May 12, 2019
Laura Prugh is an Associate Professor of Quantitative Wildlife Sciences at the University of Washington. There, she studies the dynamics of wildlife populations and communities, with a particular interest in facilitation, trophic interactions, and indirect effects. She joins Nate on this episode of The Show About Science to talk about mesopredators, apex predators and what we can learn by studying complex food webs. Learn more about Laura's work at http://www.prughlab.com/ If you're a fan of The Show About Science, please leave us a review wherever you listen to podcasts - it helps other science fans find the show (and they make me really happy)! And make sure to check out my other podcast, The Show About Politics! It's a little bit of history, a dash of civics, some current events and a whole lot of fun!!
April 29, 2019
Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics and I know you're going to love it. If you do, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts. On March 15, 2019, tens of thousands of students around the world skipped school to protest their governments inaction on climate change. On this episode, Nate meets up with Joe Hanson, the host of It's Okay To Be Smart and Hot Mess on YouTube to talk about why this issue has become so divisive. This episode is sponsored by MEL Science. Support The Show About Politics by signing up for a monthly subscription at: melscience.pxf.io/nate Watch episodes of It's Okay To Be Smart on YouTube: www.youtube.com/itsokaytobesmart Watch episodes of Hot Mess on YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCsaEBhRsI6tmmz12fkSEYdw Call The Show About Politics Hotline at 1-872-215-1966 and leave us your feedback. And make sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts!
April 26, 2019
Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics and I know you're going to love it. If you do, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts. Governor Jeb Bush is the son of former President George H. W. Bush and younger brother of former President George W. Bush. Jeb joins Nate on this episode of The Show About Politics to talk about family, service and what it was like to run for President of The United States. This episode is sponsored by Quirk Books. Find out more at: www.quirkbooks.com Call The Show About Politics Hotline at (872) 215-1966 and leave us your feedback. And make sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts!
April 23, 2019
Hey Show About Science fans! I've been working hard on a new podcast and I want to share a few episodes with you. It's called The Show About Politics and I know you're going to love it. If you do, please subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts. Author Cynthia Levinson joins Nate on this episode of The Show About Politics to tell the story of the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. Cynthia published this story in 2017 in a book entitled The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks and features illustrations by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Learn more about Cynthia and her books at cynthialevinson.com/ This episode is sponsored by MEL Science. Support The Show About Politics by signing up for a monthly subscription at: melscience.pxf.io/nate Call The Show About Politics Hotline at (872) 215-1966 and leave us your feedback. And make sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts!
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