Episode 99 – Rhett Allain: Blogging, Birds and Movies

This week we welcome Rhett Allain back to the show.  As an Associate Professor of physics at Southeastern Louisiana University, Rhett is an avid blogger for Wired Science at  Dot Physics. Rhett talks to us about his new book, analyzing physics in movies, and the ideas in his blog. Links Dot Physics Episode 51 – Science We Can Blog About Amazon.com: National […]

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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 11 – Death of the Chemistry Set

http://media.libsyn.com/media/wsst/nstalol11.mp3 This week we talk with Steve Silberman, contributing editor for Wired Magazine. Steve talks to us about the demise of the chemistry set (as related to his article Don’t Try this at Home) and what that might mean for the future of scientific curiosity in our children. Preview from the Show: In the last few years, a kind of […]

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