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Space Archaeology – Help Find Ancient Sites from Home

[embed]https://youtu.be/ThnIbwtXi50[/embed]  Help Find Ancient Egyptian Sites on your Coffee Break Sarah Parcak is a professor of anthropology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and she’s a space archaeologist.  Her new book is called “Archaeology from Space.”   Parcak was a child of the 80’s and one of her...

How Music Can Make You Better

[embed]https://youtu.be/FYAC9fFvdg8[/embed] How Music Can Make You Better Indre Viskontas is an opera singer and a neuroscientist. She’s professor of sciences and humanities at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of San Francisco, and the Creative Director of Pasadena Opera. (sigh...

Citizen Scientist

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SO6JijgdQE[/embedyt] Citizen Scientists Can Save the World The World Wildlife Fund just came out with a report showing that we have lost half of the numbers of wild species on this earth in the last 40 years alone. Mary Ellen Hannibal, author of Citizen Scientist, Searching for...

Eye of the Shoal

There’s no such thing as a fish? Helen Scales, 41, Marine Biologist and author of “Eye of the Shoal, A fishwatchers guide to Life, the Ocean and Everything” says in a way there’s no such thing as a fish, just hundreds of thousands of creatures that...

Microbia – its okay to eat food of the floor!

[caption id="attachment_1371" align="alignright" width="300"] Eugenia Bone[/caption]  "I eat food off the floor. No problem. The best thing for you is a carrot with the dirt still on it." Eugenia Bone became fascinated with microbes—those life forms that are too small to see without a microscope. Specifically, she...

The Galactic Tick

 It's a galaxy. It's a Solar System. It's Galactic Tick Day. Galactic Tick Day happens every 1.7 years and celebrates the motion of the planets journey around the Milky Way. Not just Earth, but the solar system is ticking its way around the galaxy. Mark your calendars...

Dispatches from Planet 3

TRANSCRIPT: Heather McElhatton: I'm Heather McElhatton and this is A Beautiful World. This week we talk to Marcia Bartusiak (Bar-too-shack), a professor of the practice in the graduate program of science writing at MIT about her new book 'Dispatches from Planet Three, 32 brief tales on...