The Current Science & Technology Podcast
By Museum of Science, Boston
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Join us for interviews with a variety of experts taking a closer look at the latest advances in science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
||CleanTop 10 Science Stories of 2017||From fossil discoveries to space exploration, learn what science stories made our Top 10 list.||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Future of Robotics||Daniel Theobald, co-founder of Mass Robotics and Chief Innovation Officer for Vecna Robotics in Cambridge, MA, discusses how robots will affect our daily lives over the coming years.||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPerspectives: Are Species Real?||What can we learn when we place our modern scientific knowledge in a historical context? In this new type of segment, we explore speciation research. Featuring The Caterpillar Lab’s Sam Jaffe, biographer Anthony Crawforth, and geneticist James Mallet||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSolar Sailing with the Planetary Society||How do you propel a spacecraft without fuel? Hear about LightSail, the Planetary Society’s solar sailing spacecraft set to launch in 2018.||11/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTackling the Future of CTE||Dr. Ann McKee, Chief of Neuropathology at VA Boston and Director of the CTE Center at BU, highlights her current CTE research and imparts her vision for the future.||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Do Archaeologists Love Outhouses?||Joe Bagley, City Archaeologist of Boston, takes us on an exploration of the Pierce-Hichborn site in Boston's North End.||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Superbug Slayer||Microbiologist Dr. Hosam Zowawi explains his role in fighting antibiotic resistant superbugs through education, detection, and treatment.||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmerican Eclipse||Author David Baron discusses his new book, American Eclipse, as well as the upcoming solar eclipse in August.||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrom Slime to Super Fibers||Dr. Marilyn Minus from Northeastern University describes the process of making super strong materials from cheap plastic.||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Visit to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory||Hear about preparations for the Mars 2020 Rover mission currently under development at NASA's spacecraft planning facility.||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|