Episode 36 – The Scientific Method Starts with Curiosity

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL36.mp3   With the upcoming 2009 HHMI Holiday Lecture on Science in December (Exploring Biodiversity), we decided to talk with one of the presenters – Dr. Bonnie Bassler.  The focus of Dr. Bassler’s research is on how bacteria communicate with each other in a process called quorum sensing.  This research has earned her a MacArthur fellowship in 2002, and her […]

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Episode 35 – The Quantum Frontier

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL35.mp3   With the Large Hadron Collider scheduled to come back online in November, we were able to talk with writer and physicist Don Lincoln again (see Episode 8).  Dr. Lincoln talks about the LHC and his new book: The Quantum Frontier. Links: The Quantum Frontier The Large Hadron Collider – CERN Lab Out Loud Episode 8: The Future of […]

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Meet Neil deGrasse Tyson Live Online!

Meet Neil deGrasse Tyson live online. Enjoy an hour with Neil, and… get a sneak peak of NOVA scienceNOW’s upcoming season learn about media resources for your classroom sample hands-on activities have Neil answer your questions about the universe Wednesday, May 27, 6 to 7pm ET Learn more at: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/sciencenow/webcast.html

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Episode 32 – Neil deGrasse Tyson on Science Literacy

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL32.mp3   Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Lab Out Loud for our season finale.  Dr. Tyson is an author (most recently The Pluto Files and Death by Black Hole), has been described as the ‘Carl Sagan of the 21st Century’ and named “Sexiest Astrophysicist Alive” by PEOPLE magazine, appeared numerous times on The Colbert Report and The Daily Show, stars […]

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Episode 26: Stories of Evolution

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL26.mp3   Dr. Sean B. Carroll returns to the show this week to celebrate Darwin Day (Feb. 12, 2009).  With two new books out (Remarkable Creatures and Into the Jungle), Dr. Carroll discusses the power of storytelling in teaching science.  In fact, he even treats us with a story of how Darwin, Alfred Russell Wallace and Henry Walter Bates all […]

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Episode 25 – Science in its Rightful Place

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL25.mp3   We welcome Jodi Peterson to the show this week.  Jodi serves as the Assistant Executive Director for the NSTA Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, and talks to us about what we might see for science and science education with the Obama administration. Make sure to tell us what you think about Science in its Rightful Place. Comment […]

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Episode 20 – Ed Begley Jr. on Science and the Environment

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL20.mp3   In this episode, we talked with Ed Begley Jr.  Ed talks to us about science, the environment and his show Living with Ed. Preview from the Show: I think when people are armed with good knowledge about science, I think we’ve really got a shot.  It’s amazing to me when I talk to people – adults, people my […]

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Episode 17 – Sir Harold Kroto on Science Education

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/LOL17.mp3 To open our second season, we talked with Sir Harold Kroto. Kroto won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1996 (along with Curl and Smalley) for the discovery of fullerenes. He talks to us about a loss of hands-on experiences in our world, how to reform science education, and offers a new resource for science (and other) educators. Links: […]

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