Recorded: 11 September 2015
Released: 12 September 2015
Duration: 114 minutes, 36 seconds
Host Paul Carr welcomes Patrick Festa, Buck Field, James Garrison, and Adam "Synergy" Smith for a discussion of the latest ideas of panspermia, or how life might migrate between planets or even between stars. The latest paper by Lin and Loeb is brought up. The discussion morphs into one about the history and philosophy of science and then back to panspermia.
Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Panel: Patrick Festa, Buck Field, James Garrison, and Adam "Synergy" Smith
Music: DJ Spooky
Recorded: 7 September 2015
Released: 7 September 2015
Duration: 73 minutes
Host Paul Carr welcomes panelists Gita Jaisinghani, Lacerant Plainer, Adam "Synergy" Smith, and Nick Nielsen. The subject is the soul serching now going on withing science about reproducibility, the pubkication of negative results, and flaws in thepeer review system. A recent study in Science on the reproducibility of results in psychology triggered our discussion about how science can converge faster onto reliable confirmation of falsification of hypotheses. Can the public trust science?
Hostand Producer: Paul Carr
Panelists: Gita Jaisinghani, Nick Nielsen, Lacerant Plainer, and Adam Smith
Music: Dj Spooky
Recorded: 21 August 2015
Released: 22 August 2015
Cohosts Paul Carr and Adam Smith welcome special guest, astronomer Pamela Gay. Dr. Gay is well known in the astronomy community for AStronomy Cast and her direction of Cosmoquest.org. We asked her about Cosmoquest, women in science, and much more.
Hosts: Paul Carr and Adam "Synergy" Smith
Producer: Paul Carr
Panelists: Antonio Paris, Ciro Villa, Mateusz Macias, and Patrick Festa
Music: DJ Spooky and George Hrab
Recorded: 14 August 2015
Released: 15 August 2015
Duration: 88 minutes, 52 seconds
Host Paul Carr with Adam "Synergy" Smith, Ciro Villa and Patrick Festa discuss some recent discoveries in the exoplanet world, among other things.
Host and Producer: Paul Carr
Panelists: Adam Smith, Ciro Villa, PA\atrick Festa
Recorded: 31 July 2015
Released: 1 August 2015
Duration: 82 minutes, 36 seconds
Host Paul Carr welcomes a panel of five for an unscripted discussion of the new Breathrough Listen SETI program, Duncan Forgan's new paper on looking for self-destructed civilizaionts, and much more.
Recorded: 24 July 2015
Released: 25 July 2015
Duration: 83 minutes, 28 seconds
Host Paul Carr and our panel welcome astrophysicist Brian Koberlein: teacher, blogger and podcaster. We talk about waht motivates science and science communication, The grand strcuture of the universe, Einstein, Noether and the forces driving genius, and the recent exoplanet discoveries.
Recorded: 10 July 2015
Released: 11 July 2015
Duration: 72 minutes, 28 seconds
Host Paul Carr welcomes molecular biologist Chelsea Villaneuva and skeptic Patrick FEsta for a fascinating converation about the past and future of human evolution. What is the science fo epigenetics, and how is it shaping our view of how evolution works?
Recorded: 12 June 2015
Released: 13 June 2015
Duration: 76 minutes, 20 seconds
Host Paul Carr is joined by panelists Andrew Boyter, Patrick Festa, James Garrison and David Grigg to talk about the human exploration of Jupiter's Moon Europa and what that means to us.
Recorded: 5 June 2015
Released: 6 June 2015
Duration: 78 minutes, 43 Seconds
Host Paul Carr is joined by James Garrison and Michael Cornett, to talk about about bad psychology, bad dentistry, bad medicine, and bad jokes.
Recorded: 22 May2015
Released: 23 May 2015
Duration: 83 minutes, 14 seconds
Host Paul Carr is joined by Mike Bohler, James Garrison, David Grigg, and Nick Nielsen, in a sprawling conversation about how the human specieis is exploring the universe around ti and where we should go next.