Author: Blanca

May 9, 2019: Proxima Centauri

Hi science peeps! Today I spoke about the current knowledge of the closest star to our solar system, and that is Proxima Centauri. These were my sources for today’s show! (a lot of wikipedia, don’t judge me!) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxima_Centauri https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxima_Centauri_b https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpha_Centauri Meet Proxima Centauri, closest star to sun https://www.solarsystemquick.com/universe/proxima-centauri.htm Proxima Centauri Spectra Evidence of another possible …

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April 4, 2019: Discovering habitat restoration and invasive species with Jack Smith from Tree People part 3

Hello science peeps, today I aired the last part of my interview with Tree People’s Jack Smith. I had a blast conducting this interview and we recorded 2.5 hours of content, from which I lost 45 min due to technological issues. Sorry about that! The episode that aired today is below if you’d like to …

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March 28, 2019: Discovering habitat restoration and invasive species with Jack Smith from Tree People part 2

Hey science peeps! Today I aired the second part of my interview with Tree People’s Jack Smith! If you missed it, no worries, you can check it out below! Today we mentioned a few things, including the Brown Marmorated Stinkbug. I gave a huge shout out to Deep Look on Youtube. You can watch their …

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March 22, 2019: Discovering habitat restoration and invasive species with Jack Smith from Tree People part 1

Hey Science Peeps! Thank you for tuning in! Today I aired the first part of my interview with Jack Smith from Tree People! If you couldn’t catch the show, no worries, you can catch the first part of our interview below! We talked about what invasive species are and why they’re especially important to keep an …

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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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