Explorers Institute - Let's Explore!
By Jonathan Knowles
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The Explorers Institute is committed to inspiring everyone to discover their inner explorer. We believe in the power of science, technology, and innovation to change our world for the better through personal connection and meaningful storytelling.
||CleanDr. Mark Siddall, curator, the American Museum of Natural History||An entire day at the American Museum of Natural History in New York today with very good friend Dr. Mark Siddall. Mark is a curator, researcher, and Professor at the Richard Gilder Graduate School at the AMNH. As an evolutionary biologist, his illustrio||11/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArchaeologist Dr. Brendan Foley: Antikythera shipwreck - Human skeletons found||A discussion with good friend and collaborator, Dr. Brendan Foley, archaeologist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. We talk about one of the most interesting archaeology excavations ever, the Antikythera shipwreck. Brendan and team announced just||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Michael Waltemathe, co-editor of "Touching the Face of the Cosmos:On the Intersection of Space Travel and Religion”||A chat with Dr. Michael Waltemathe, co-editor of the book "Touching the Face of the Cosmos: On the Intersection of Space Travel and Religion.” Michael is a Senior Lecturer in Religious Education, in the Department of Protestant Theology at Ruhr-Univer||9/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJenn Gustetic, NASA and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy||A chat with friend Jenn Gustetic from NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration ) headquarters. Jenn, who has an aerospace engineering degree and a master's in technology policy from MIT, is currently in NASA's Space Technology Directorate whe||9/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProfessor Francis Thackeray, Palaeoanthropologist, University of the Witwatersrand||A chat with friend Professor Francis Thackeray at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. Francis, the former director of the Institute of Human Evolution at Wits, is currently the Phillip Tobias Chair in Palaeoanthropology at the Evolution||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSouth African Shark Conservancy, Hermanus, Cape Whale Coast, South Africa||Founded in 2007 by friend Meaghan McCord, the South African Shark Conservancy has a research focus on the development of biological and ecological baselines, and long-term monitoring of species diversity, abundance and habitat use within Walker Bay and||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJim Delgado, Director of Maritime Heritage, NOAA office of National Marine Sanctuaries||A chat with friend Dr. James P. Delgado, marine archaeologist. Jim who serves as the Director of Maritime Heritage in the NOAA office of National Marine Sanctuaries, has led or participated in shipwreck expeditions around the world. His undersea explora||8/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOcean Exploration Vessel Nautilus Tour||Exploration Vessel (EV) Nautilus, led by ocean explorer Dr. Robert Ballard, is equipped with some of the latest technological systems, helping to advance the frontiers of ocean exploration. This beautiful vessel supports science class remotely operated||8/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOceanographer extraordinaire, Her Deepness, Dr. Sylvia Earle||A brief Facebook Live chat with dear friend oceanographer extraordinaire, Her Deepness, Dr. Sylvia Earle. Sylvia is always on the go speaking for our ocean. Listen to her here, watch her many talks, read her many books, watch her film, Mission Blue on N||8/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNASA Deputy Chief Technologist, Jim Adams and the NASA Frontier Development Lab||NASA Deputy Chief Technologist, Jim Adams, NASA Chief Systems Engineer, Bruce Pittman, and NASA Program Executive for Planetary Defense, Victoria Friedensen, speaking about the NASA Frontier Development Lab Applied Research Accelerator, NASA Space Porta||8/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Flying Eye Hospital with Orbis CEO, Bob Ranck||A visit with the CEO of Orbis, Bob Ranck. We're discussing The Flying Eye Hospital during a visit to Moffett Field in Mountain View, California. On the outside, this plane is like most other aircraft. Inside, it's like nothing you've ever seen.The MD||8/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCombining planetary science and machine learning to address the asteroid challenge||A brief discussion at NASA JPL with friends and fellow NASA Frontier Development Lab colleagues, Planetary Scientist, Erika Nesvold and Artificial Intelligence Scientist, Elmarie van Heerden about combining their two fields of study to address the aster||7/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFacebook Live Extra with Jordan McRae||A brief Facebook Live video chat with friend and fellow NASA Frontier Development Lab colleague Jordan McRae. Jordan and I discuss some new technology he is currently developing. Shot in Monterey California at San Carlos Beach. http://explorers.institu||7/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBill Diamond, CEO, The SETI Institute||A visit with friend Bill Diamond, CEO of the SETI Institute. I’ll bet you don’t know as much about the SETI Institute as you think. What does SETI mean? "Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence." But there is more to SETI than what you see in mo||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOne giant leap for mankind! Dr. Andy Aldrin||One giant leap for mankind! 47 years ago today Apollo 11 was the first spaceflight that landed humans on the Moon. On July 20th, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world. A couple of fun things to share||7/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|