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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...

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...

How Astronauts Change After Seeing Earth From Space

[embed]https://youtu.be/yg0yjOcOWsM[/embed] The Overview Effect is a cognitive shift that affects some astronauts when they see the earth from space. Many say they no longer identify with a specific nationality or culture after seeing earth from outer space, instead they see themselves, and all citizens on earth,...

Mapping the Heavens

Mapping Dark Matter Priyamvada Natarajan: When you’re looking out into the night sky, you’re looking back in time, so we’re seeing light from galaxies that left billions of years ago. I find that still so intriguing even after all these years of being a professional astrophysicist I...

Michio Kaku

The future of your brain looks wild...