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February 28, 2019: Rewriting Sensationalist Headlines

Hello science peeps! Today I went through an exercise in rewriting headlines to make them more representative of their content! Thank you for tuning in, you can find the links to everything I talked about below! Article 1: The massive glacier that formed the Great Lakes is disappearing — and greenhouse gases are to blame for …

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February 14, 2019: January Science News Roundup

Thank you for tuning in! Today I talked about the recent news: Opportunity Rover, the 3rd rover ever to explore the Martian landscape officially went dark back in August 2018. On February 13, 2019, after many attempts to contact Opportunity, NASA officials officially declared the rover’s mission complete. Check out the links below for more information: Opportunity …

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February 7, 2019: Getting Nerdy about Phytoplankton with Joana Tavares Part 3

Greetings fellow science-minded peeps! Thank you so much for tuning in if you did, if not, no worries! I got you covered, the episode that aired today is sadly the last part. Fret not! There will be more exciting and interesting interviews coming up so stay tuned! This week we talk about the natural processes …

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January 31, 2019: Getting Nerdy about Phytoplankton with Joana Tavares Part 2

Greetings fellow science enthusiasts! Thank you for tuning in! Today I aired the second part of my 3-part interview with fellow Earth System Science graduate student Joana Tavares. This time she schooled me on how foraminifera are actually mixotrophs and are not particularly 100% zooplankton. You can listen to the second part of my interview …

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January 24, 2019: Getting Nerdy about Phytoplankton with Joana Tavares Part 1

Greetings listeners! Thank you so much for tuning in, I hope you learned something new and cool about phytoplankton! Today we aired the first part of a three-part interview with fellow Earth System Science graduate student Joana Tavares! You can also feel free to follow her on instagram here! Still curious about what phytoplankton? Read …

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November 19, 2018: A Scientific Perspective on Wildfires in California

Hello everyone, thank you for tuning in today! Today I talked about the history of firefighting in California and the contradicting effects of strong fire suppression campaigns in the early 20th century on today’s raging and intensifying fire seasons. I pulled most of the information from this chapter . It is clear that climate change and …

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November 12, 2018 – NASA Human Research Program’s TWINS study and its current state

Hi all! Thank you for tuning in! On November 12, I covered NASA’s Twins study, which occurred under the Human Research Program. You can read all about the Human Research Program (HRP) here, and the 5 elements of the HRP. The Twins study is an effort by the HRP to understand the effects of long-term space travel …

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October 29, 2018 – Spooky Halloween Science Bonanza! 👻🎃👻🎃👻🎃

Hello my curious listeners! I hope that this specially spooky week finds you well. To celebrate the occasion, I talked about some terrifying science articles. I found so many good articles, I highly highly recommend visiting these links for some spooky fun! This is what happens to an astronaut who dies in space. Here you can learn …

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