Googling and MacGyvering

Making his third appearance on Lab Out Loud, we welcome Rhett Allain back to the show.  As an Associate Professor of physics at Southeastern Louisiana University, Rhett is also an avid blogger for Wired Science.  In addition to his consultant work for MythBusters, Rhett has recently added another impressive accolade to his resume: Technical Consultant for the TV show MacGyver (2106).  Rhett joins […]

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Episode 91 – BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wsst/LOL91.mp3 This week we talk with Dr. Yan Wong – an evolutionary biologist and co-host of BBC’s “Bang Goes the Theory”.  Dr. Yan joins us to talk about the show (now available on BBC America), doing science in public, and gives us some ideas of science demonstrations you can do in your classroom. Bang Goes the Theory – Mondays @ 10:20/9:20C […]

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Episode 50 – Science We Can Watch

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wsst/LOL50.mp3   This week we discuss our favorite new science shows and talk to Mythbuster Kari Byron about her new show Head Rush on The Science Channel.  Airing after school and Saturdays, Head Rush provides a commercial free hour of MythBusters mashups. What science do you watch?  Comment below and share your favorite science TV shows, internet clips or other […]

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Episode 43 – Mythbusters’ Adam Savage

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL43.mp3   We first met Adam Savage (from the Mythbusters) at The Amaz!ng Meeting 7 last summer, where he gave a talk about the creative process and failure that comes with ‘making’.  Of course, we knew that we had to get Adam on the show.  A few months later, we were lucky to talk with Adam about the Mythbusters, science […]

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