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Here’s an Idea is a podcast series from Tech Briefs that goes behind the scenes of today's most innovative technologies and industries. Host Billy Hurley gives engineers, scientists, and industry experts the platform to discuss their process and share their insights. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
What if you could learn from 100 of the world’s most inspiring women? Introducing “Seneca’s 100 Women to Hear” a podcast brought to you by the Seneca Women’s Podcast Network and iHeart Radio in partnership with P&G. Over the course of 100 episodes you’ll hear from women who broke barriers, changed history and are building bridges across political divides. You’ll get insight into not just what they accomplished but how they think about the world. These are Seneca’s 100 women to hear. Listen, ...
 
Get your daily dose of all that's new in space and astronomy. The sky is not the limit, as we bring you a fast-paced roundup of launches, landings, and everyday discoveries. The Daily Space is brought to you by the team behind CosmoQuest at the Planetary Science Institute, and features hosts Dr. Pamela L. Gay, Beth Johnson, & Annie Wilson.
 
In 1969, we reached the moon. With each step on its surface, every year an astronaut orbits our planet and with every dream of the possibilities beyond – a new generation falls in love with space exploration. Fifty years after Apollo 11, today’s NASA astronauts, voices from the Apollo Era and students from the Mars generation are brought together to share their journeys and to remember an unforgettable moment.
 
“Share your science” is a new story collection from scientists at the NASA Ames Research Center. The Ames Science Directorate comprises of researchers from the Earth, Space, and Biosciences Divisions. We are sharing this collection to showcase the breadth of fascinating research and to capture personal stories, challenges, discussions about diversity, science communication, and special moments scientists would like to share along their journey. Our aim is to foster a welcoming space and insp ...
 
Plum Luv Foods live is the Number One digital audio live food talk show heard live on Spreaker, Stitcher radio, Iheart radio, Spotify Thursday Nights at 10pm and archived to Itunes and everywhere podcasts are downloaded. Plum Luv Foods Live is Hosted by culinary and TV vet Chef Plum. Chef Plum is the host of “Edible on the Road” for “Edible Magazine, Seasoned on NPR, Restaurant Road Trip, and has had multiple appearances on The Food Network, CBS, ABC, BET, and was the host of the nationally ...
 
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Dr. Michael Johnson who currently is with the Boeing Defense, Space & Security and moved from Boeing's Commercial Aviation Division discusses what the many opportunities that Boeing offers those choosing to work for the company, how education fits into being successful and the rewards of obtaining advanced degrees, and describes the many exciting a…
 
When Ellen Ochoa was growing up, there were no women astronauts to model herself after. But her excellence in math and science got her a job at NASA, and eventually into space. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comBy Seneca Women Podcast Network & iHeartRadio
 
What’s Behind The Blockchain-Based Art Boom? From multi-million dollar art sales to short NBA video clips, non-fungible tokens have taken off as a way to license media in the digital realm. The blockchain-based tokens, which function as a certificate of ownership for purchasers, produce a dramatic amount of carbon emissions and aren’t actually new—…
 
Fully Vaccinated Can Unmask Often, CDC Says As the number of vaccinated Americans continues to rise and evidence mounts that the vaccines may reduce viral transmission in addition to lessening disease severity, the CDC announced Thursday that fully-vaccinated people may be able to go mask-free except in specific crowded indoor situations. The annou…
 
NASA’s International Space Station program manager Joel Montalbano gathers with leaders from partner space agencies during a panel to discuss the importance and evolution of the international partnership and collaboration that has enabled more than 20 years of continuous human presence aboard the orbiting laboratory. HWHAP Episode 195.…
 
A tiny black hole, only three solar masses, has been found inside the Milky Way in the constellation Monoceros. One of the smallest black holes ever found, it is also the closest one to Earth. Plus, Perseverance, Gaia, a brown dwarf, new images of Jupiter, seismic monitoring from space, and this week’s What’s Up.…
 
It’s science fair season, and the Society for Science runs the biggest science fairs around. The Society’s president and CEO, Maya Ajmera, is a former science fair contestant. She’s also the founder of the Global Fund for Children. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
SNFactory researchers found that among about 50 supernovae, many had nearly identical spectra, paving the way for making more accurate distance calculations. These calculations, in turn, open up the possibility of using supernovae to better search for dark energy. Plus, OSIRIS-REx, Voyager I, planetary formation, and volcanoes on Mars.…
 
Dr. Butler spent a long career building his cybersecurity expertise in the military and later moving into higher education and building hands on practically applied degree programs. He discusses what is needed by industry for a student to know technically to be successful working in industry. He also covers market demand, typical industry positions…
 
A Beetle’s Chemical (And Plastic) Romance For many species of beetle, the key to finding a mate is scent: Both females and males give off pheromones that signal their species, their sex, and even their maturity level. How do researchers know? In experiments with dead beetles that have been sprayed with female pheromones, live males reliably attempt…
 
Weighing COVID-19 Vaccinations For Teens Federal officials are reporting that the Food and Drug Administration is poised to authorize Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15 by early next week—just as Canada became the first country to do so on Wednesday of this week. Pfizer has said they will seek out emergency authorization for even …
 
Two new studies used data from Cassini’s Grand Finale observations of Saturn and found that the magnetic fields and a wave in the rings provide insight into the core structure and composition of the gas giant. Plus, cosmic rays, how Mayans shaped the Earth, and a review of books by Charles C. Mann.
 
Dr. Linda Martin with many safety certifications and years of on site safety experience covers what certifications are for the safety industry, what elements are needed in safety degree programs to make graduates, career changers, or advanced degree seekers are needed by employers, and goes into the general safety with a specific focus on construct…
 
For Mother's Day, we revisit Christy Turlington Burns, founder of the global nonprofit, Every Mother Counts. The former supermodel has dedicated the last 10 years to bringing down the shockingly high rate of maternal death—both in the US and around the world. Christy started Every Mother Counts after enduring dangerous complications following the b…
 
Interested in building an instrument to fly to Mars? Listen in as Dave Blake - race car engine builder, biologist, geologist, and spacecraft instrument designer extraordinaire - describes his science journey.By 660401
 
Anna May Wong was a big star in the 1920s and 30s—she almost overshadowed Marlene Dietrich in Shanghai Express. Arizona State University professor Dr. Karen Leong tells why it's time for a new appreciation of Wong, as both a captivating actress and a crusader against racism. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Questions answered: Tell us a little about yourself? Why do people start a Doctorate? What does it offer to them? Difference between our two types? Having a great Chair critical Commitment What is involved in a doctorate? What people have done post graduating? Visit Capitol Technology University via www.CapTechU.edu…
 
Uncovering Metal Crafts Of The Viking Age Vikings are often associated with scenes of boats and fiercely-pitched battles. But new research, published in the journal Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, shows they also had other, calmer skills. The paper details advances in the cast metalwork of objects, such as keys and ornamental brooches,…
 
The Future Of Plastics Plastics do a lot of good. They’re sturdy, they’re clean, and the COVID-19 pandemic has really highlighted their benefits, with personal protective equipment like disposable gloves and masks. But its durability is also its biggest problem. We’ve all seen photos of piles of plastic trash washed up on beaches, and animals surro…
 
On March 5 2021, three separate, large earthquakes occurred within hours of each other near New Zealand, and all three produced tsunami. The resulting changes in wave height were recorded with special buoys. Plus, a radar blackout at Mars, a giant planet growing, small galaxies in the early Universe, and what even is a day?…
 
Anna Jarvis, the founder of Mother’s Day, never had children of her own. But as Dr. Katharine Antolini, history professor at West Virginia Wesleyan College, tells us, Jarvis was a tireless campaigner for the movement to honor mothers—and a fierce defender of her personal vision for the day. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodc…
 
The biggest mass extinction event on Earth occurred at the end of the Permian period, resulting in the extinction of 95% of marine life and 80% of terrestrial life. Now, scientists have found that the terrestrial portion of the event lasted nearly ten times as long as the ocean version. Plus, a spaghettified star, the search for Moon Trees, all abo…
 
In February, Amanda Nguyen helped ignite the crusade to combat violence against Asian Americans. But her activism goes back farther; in 2016 she persuaded Congress to pass legislation—unanimously!—to ensure the rights of sexual assault survivors She is also the founder of Rise, a nonprofit that helps individuals pass legislation on issues that mean…
 
Proposed Legislation Threatens Trans Rights Nationwide Since the start of the 2021 legislative session, members of more than 30 state legislatures have proposed over 100 bills that would limit transgender children’s ability to play sports, or access gender-affirming medical care such as puberty blocking medications. One such proposal, restricting a…
 
World Leaders Gather Virtually For Climate Summit Forty world leaders attended an international summit on climate change to discuss how each country would commit to decreasing emissions. Sophie Bushwick from Scientific American fills us in on the commitments stated during the meeting. Plus, she talks about China launching its space station and how …
 
In another first for NASA’s Perseverance rover, a cube-shaped instrument called MOXIE, or Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment, has successfully converted some of Mars’ atmospheric carbon dioxide into oxygen. Plus, a wild roundup of stories including exoplanets, sky maps, fast radio bursts, meteorites, the problem with symmetry, and …
 
She was the first woman to lead an Ivy League college, as president of the University of Pennsylvania, and the first woman to be president of the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation. Now she’s reshaping our perspective on finance with her new book, Making Money Moral: How a New Wave of Visionaries is Linking Purpose and Profit. Learn more about your…
 
Conserving More Than Just the Planet’s ‘Beloved Beasts’ Historically, “conservation” simply meant not overhunting a game animal, preserving sufficient populations to continue to hunt the following year. Over time, however, conservationists have learned to broaden their focus from individual animals to entire ecosystems, protecting not just species,…
 
Understanding St. Vincent’s Volcanic Eruption Since April 9th, the Caribbean island of St. Vincent has been rocked by eruptions at the La Soufrière volcano. Over the last week, plumes of ash and gas have rained down on the island, and dense masses of debris, called pyroclastic flows, are destroying everything in their path. Tens of thousands of res…
 
In this week’s Rocket Roundup, host Annie Wilson presents [checks notes] yet another Starlink launch from SpaceX, a Chinese launch, a crewed Russian launch, and the resulting capsule shuffle at the ISS. Plus, this week in rocket history, we celebrate the launch of Vostok 1 and cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human to travel into outer space, on A…
 
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