Education Episodes

Science communications, science education, and more
March 14, 2022

Fresh Banana Leaves

There’s no word for “conservation” in many Indigenous languages. Some come close, but mean something more like “taking care of” o…

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Nov. 22, 2021

127. How To Innovate

In Episode 127 , Quinn wants to know just how the hell “innovation” actually works. His guest is Christopher Mims, a journalist f…

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May 24, 2021

113: Lessons from Plants

In Episode 113 , Quinn asks: What can we learn from plants? The answer, it turns out, is: A whole heck of a lot. Our guest is the…

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Oct. 23, 2018

#40: What Takes a Young Woman from Art School to NASA... & Why Might …

Our guest is Ariel Waldman, the author of What's It Like in Space? Stories from Astronauts Who've Been There, the founder of Spac…

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July 10, 2018

#25: Middle School Physics: Lame, or the First Step to Being an Super…

In Episode 25, Quinn & Brian ask: “Middle school physics: Lame, or the first step to being a SUPERHERO?” Our guest today is “The …

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May 22, 2018

#18: A new science foundation in America

In Episode 18, Quinn & Brian try to build a more flexible, approachable, and fun new science foundation in America. But they don'…

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